Behavior and Discipline

A compilation of articles on Montessori approaches to behavior and discipline.

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10 Ways to Implement a Montessori Parenting Style

Montessori is not just for the classroom anymore. It is absolutely possible to bring a Montessori parenting style into your home. In this article, you will find 10 ways you can incorporate Montessori into your parenting. From respect to discipline, learn how you can spread the seeds of Montessori into the world by raising your …

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Natural and Logical Consequences: What’s the Difference and Which One is Montessori-aligned?

Behavior and discipline are very common topics of debate among parents. There are a number of techniques and methods that parents can choose from implementing discipline in their homes, however the two most gentle and Montessori-aligned methods are known as logical consequences and natural consequences. In this article, you will learn what both logical and …

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How to Play The Montessori Silence Game

The Montessori silence game is a sensorial activity that is introduced in the primary age group (2.5-6) in Montessori schools. It is an activity that translates well to the home environment and can be a great calming activity, as well as a patience activity. In fact, the Silence Game can happen anywhere as a portable …

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Time-in vs Time-out: What is a Time-in?

If you are a parent, caregiver, or teacher, you have likely heard of time-outs. A time-out is a common method of behavior modification in children, generally considered a “gentle” alternative to spanking. This is appealing to parents who are looking to avoid some of the traditional parenting practices many of us grew up with. Surface …

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