Geography

Looking back we did quite well with the Montessori Geography sequence last year. The more time I spend with the albums, the more I understand how everything weaves together. However so much of the geography albums cover what I’d consider “science” topics. It’s amazing, but we didn’t learn much actualContinue Reading

Our Ancient Egypt Unit Study went so well, now that we’ve moved on a little bit, we were excited to dive into an Ancient Greece Unit Study! Between unit studies we’ve carried on with listening to History Quest Early Times (HQET) chapters, and I’ve been supplementing with Story of theContinue Reading

We’ve been exploring Ancient Greece for about three weeks now. The kids have been so into the mythology and the hero stories we haven’t covered much else besides the geometry and mathematicians. And that’s OK, the mythology, Iliad, and Odyssey are so huge to the foundation of the civilization thatContinue Reading

One of the wonderful things about Montessori education is the emphasis on global awareness right from the Primary level. Three to six year old students work with puzzle maps, experience festivals from around the world, and explore continent boxes. Second plane students continue their geography study in a hands onContinue Reading

We’ve been having some fun with a mini-geology unit lately. We didn’t dive in deep to any particular area, but tried to briefly touch upon several different areas of geology. A little sample of everything to hopefully spark some interest when COVID calms down a bit and we can goContinue Reading

We kicked off our study of Ancient Egypt by finding modern day Egypt on our world map and talking about the Nile River. Ancient Egypt was called ‘The Gift of the Nile’ because the Nile flooded reliably at the same time every year, bringing a layer of mineral rich siltContinue Reading

A week or two before the start of our school year, Daisy asked to learn about the desert…so we began our year with what ended up being a 4-week unit on biomes! Fortuitously I’d seen somewhere that WASECA was selling a digital version of their Introduction to the Biomes curriculumContinue Reading