Sunday, February 18, 2018

A Comparison of Montessori & Waldorf: History & Geography

On Saturday I gave a workshop at the Effingham Public Library on how Montessori and Waldorf differ. Specifically, we looked at the subjects of History & Geography. There were four families, as well as a reporter.

"Teaching Techniques for Homeschoolers" article - Effingham Daily News

Here is what I brought to the workshop:

Early Childhood Materials: A Comparison

The Five Great Lessons

Montessori Materials for History & Geography from Waseca Biomes

Waldorf Materials for History & Geography

Waldorf Main Lesson Books

    Grade Two
    Fables - Leah
    Saints - Leah

    Grade Three
    Days of Creation - Becca
    Old Testament Stories II - Becca
    Old Testament Stories III - Becca

    Grade Four
    Norse Mythology - Leah

    Grade Five
    U.S. Geography - Becca
    Ancient Mythologies - Becca

    Grade Six
    The Middle Ages - Becca

    Grade Seven
    Age of Exploration - Becca
    The Renaissance - Natalie

    Grade Eight
    World Geography - Natalie

Plus, my business cards, business cards for Pamela of Meadowseet Naturals (my source for MLBs), several brand-new blank MLBs, clipboard and paper and sign-in sheet, my plan book, Becca's plan book, Becca's colored pencils, and a few handouts (A Block Rotation for Main Lessons in Waldorf Schools, Signs of First Grade Readiness)

This post contains affiliate links to the materials I actually use for homeschooling. I hope you find them helpful. Thank you for your support!

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