Flint Community Schools Montessori

May / June 2017 Edition

Montessori Expansion News

The K-2 teacher interviews have been completed and a candidate has been chosen. Next week we will be conducting the Pre-K teacher interviews. These candidates will be in place my mid-June. Both classrooms and materials have been selected for the expansion. It is very exciting to see both classrooms filling up and plans in place for the July start of the Pre-K enrollment. Go to the link below and fill out an interest form and print out a receipt.

www.geneseepreschool.org select DTM Monterssori GSRP.

Here are some Montessori activities that you can add to your summer bucket list today

  • Pick stawberries and prepare for a snack. ...
  • Try your hand at nature weaving. ...
  • Grow a garden. ...
  • Make a clay masterpiece. ...
  • Play with sand and water. ...
  • Explore Sea Creatures. ...
  • Have a picnic. ...
  • Play with the alphabet. ...

Montessori Terminology

Concrete to abstract – A logical, developmentally appropriate progression that allows the child to come to an abstract understanding of a concept by first encountering it in a concrete form, such as learning the mathematical concept of the decimal system by working with Golden Beads grouped into units, 10s, 100s, and 1,000s.

Insect Theme

Learning about Insects

Click here for more learning about Insects. National Geographic Videos on Insects.

A Book on Video

The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle.

Creating Insects at Home

Upcoming Flint For Montessori Meetings

The third Friday of each month at 4:00 pm, held in DTM's library.

1518 University Ave., Flint MI


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