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Forum: Montessori   12-06-2012, 10:04 AM
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Posted By nanette0269
My kids have been at the same montessori for...

My kids have been at the same montessori for over 2 years now.  They were both doing fantastically until the start of this year.  My daughter's transition to 1st grade was a bit rough, but after the...
Forum: Montessori   06-14-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By nanette0269
My daughter was quick to do all the work when...

My daughter was quick to do all the work when entering montessori.  My son, on the other hand, had to learn on his terms.  Moving him from one activity to another was hard for the teachers, and they...
Forum: Montessori   06-14-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By nanette0269
Our school is similar in some regards, but the...

Our school is similar in some regards, but the focus is on all natural, rather than organic.  Sure, organic would be nice...but then again, if we get the junk out of hte foods, we've managed to...
Forum: Montessori   06-14-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By nanette0269
Perfect for helicopter parents, which...

Perfect for helicopter parents, which unfortunately I dont think we should be encouraging.  Sure, I want to know how my child is progressing, but that amount of detail is not necessary.  I'd rather...
Forum: Montessori   06-14-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By nanette0269
Haev you seen a montesori classroom in higher...

Haev you seen a montesori classroom in higher grades?  they are quite different!  The 1st-3rd grade uses a lot of hands-on tools like primary, but mostly for math.  The 4th-5th use about 50/50,...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-11-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,604
Posted By nanette0269
did you use a spraybottle or drop it or...

did you use a spraybottle or drop it or submerge?  i'm eager to try kettle dying!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-23-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,699
Posted By nanette0269
Mohair comes form angora goats....angora rabits...

Mohair comes form angora goats....angora rabits and angora goats originated in Turkey, ankara region (ankara somehow was translated to angora).
Forum: Learning at School   01-20-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,581
Posted By nanette0269
Bullying is not the same thing that we...

Bullying is not the same thing that we experienced growing up....its taken on a whole new context in the last 10+ years.  For whatever reason, some children's behaviors escalate.  My friends was...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-20-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,664
Posted By nanette0269
i got a little guage thing.  i just dont...

i got a little guage thing.  i just dont understand why it would be so hard for them to carve the size into the end of the needle :)
Forum: Learning at School   01-20-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,581
Posted By nanette0269
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Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-19-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,431
Posted By nanette0269
Ok, its been about a week since I purchased some...

Ok, its been about a week since I purchased some knitting needles.  I've mastered the knit and purl stich, as well as long tail cast off, and simple binding.  I've made large swatches (and partial...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-18-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,192
Posted By nanette0269
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Forum: Learning at School   01-17-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,581
Posted By nanette0269
why not call the other parents?   you may be...

why not call the other parents?   you may be surprised to hear that the school has only notified the parents of an issue once....not at all surprising.
 
that being said, if this escalates, do...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-15-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,664
Posted By nanette0269
I just bought some, but there is no size...

I just bought some, but there is no size indicator on them!  So, if you have more than one pair, how do you remember which is which?
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   01-14-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,469
Posted By nanette0269
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Forum: Learning at School   01-14-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By nanette0269
thanks for the thought olly.  unfortunately,...

thanks for the thought olly.  unfortunately, this is florida....nothing grows here in the summer.  down here, we have two crops.  one is usually planted in aug/sept, and the other in feb/mar. ...
Forum: Learning at School   01-13-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By nanette0269
I've been tasked with trying to identify some...

I've been tasked with trying to identify some ideas for social events for the adults and/or students during the spring semester and over the summer.  This is very important to this school since all...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-13-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By nanette0269
think i may buy some goodies this week to try! ...

think i may buy some goodies this week to try!  wish me luck!
Forum: Learning at School   01-12-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,353
Posted By nanette0269
If a teacher overheard that, it should be...

If a teacher overheard that, it should be addressed.  Maybe it is addressed immediately, maybe it is addressed later on.  In most montessori's, the teacher usually tries to sit the chidlren down and...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   01-12-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,469
Posted By nanette0269
just to be devil's advocate, why is it ok to...

just to be devil's advocate, why is it ok to have my daughter have a hole put into her ear when she is still under 18 then?  granted, it will close up naturally, if given time.  but what would be...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   01-12-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By nanette0269
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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   01-12-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,469
Posted By nanette0269
We all say....if they chose it, then its ok and...

We all say....if they chose it, then its ok and we will support it.  But, at what age should this be allowed?  Is 13 too young?  I wouldnt want the "locker room" scenario to completing form their...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-11-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,699
Posted By nanette0269
thanks for the thorough response.  I'm going to...

thanks for the thorough response.  I'm going to meeting with some people from the local weaver's guild who spin on a regular basis and they will help me delve into this a little further.  It all...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-11-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By nanette0269
I know absolutely nobody that knows how to knit,...

I know absolutely nobody that knows how to knit, but want to give it a go.  Whats the best book/method/way to teach yourself if you really  have to do it all by yourself?
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-11-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,478
Posted By nanette0269
i love earthboxes....take up little space, take...

i love earthboxes....take up little space, take up little fertilizer (they also have an organic option), take less water than conventional gardens, and they produce!
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