Montessori Elementary Curriculum
History for Kids? Yes!
“How will I ever learn history when every day the world keeps making more?” laments Billy in a recent Family Circus cartoon. Two things. First, a wave of sympathy for him because we have all felt that way as we learned history in pieces. Second, it’s great to see a second grader thinking about history. When I worked with student teachers in traditional school settings, they insisted history was not part of the mandated curriculum. Well, maybe it was supposed to be included in the one hour of the week set aside for social studies. … Continue reading