News

Care of the environment activities in the Outdoor Programme

30 Apr 2019

Nature has always been an integral part of Montessori education. When our preschool children come outside to work in the Outdoor Programme, they are exposed to our spacious garden with varieties ...

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The Montessori approach to homework

26 Mar 2019

When entering their children into a Montessori programme, parents often ask questions about homework. The topic is at times controversial and often misunderstood. As parents, you want to offer the ...

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Montessori and meditation

05 Mar 2019

People who observe a Montessori preschool classroom for the first time are often surprised to see calm, engaged and highly focused children, moving peacefully in their beautiful environment. Maria Montessori never ...

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Advanced Practical Life in the primary classrooms

21 Feb 2019

In the Montessori world, "Practical Life" refers to activities that provide children with opportunities to develop motor skills, cultivate independence and learn to get along with others. Maria Montessori believed that ...

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Categories: Lower Primary, News

On not being “left behind”

30 Jan 2019

We want for our children to have the best that they can have. We want for them to be happy, safe, fed, loved and well cared for. We want to make ...

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The Melati spa experience

18 Dec 2018

Over the first term of this year, our Upper Primary students (Melati class) had many opportunities to learn various skills from parents and friends of the Montessori Bali community. These ...

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Categories: News, Upper Primary

Saraswati: The Balinese day of knowledge

18 Nov 2018

Montessori School Bali celebrated Saraswati as a school day this year, and we invited all of our families to join in our celebrations. Saraswati Day (Day of Knowledge) is a traditional ...

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Multi-age classrooms

26 Oct 2018

Montessori classrooms are set up with multi-age groupings. It is fundamental to the Montessori method. Why does it work and what are the benefits? Older children have the chance to become mentors ...

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Community lessons in Melati class

05 Oct 2018

Over Term One, Melati class has had the benefit of many parents coming in to share their experiences and areas of expertise with us. Archie’s mother, Marian Carroll, is Director of ...

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Preschool to primary: A time of change for the child

11 Sep 2018

Parents of a first year primary student often wonder what has happened to their child, as they seem to suddenly respond in new and unfamiliar ways both at home and ...

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