Do Numbers Make Sense?

It is my undocumented, unresearched, unvarnished opinion that most people (adults and children) who are math phobic lack a fundamental understanding of place value and number sense; the Hierarchy of Numbers.  In children, it most commonly manifests in one or more areas: math avoidance / uncertainty / fear errors when reading larger numbers inability to…

Map Studies Added to Lockhart Learning!

Greetings to Montessori, home-school and traditional elementary teachers!  I am so excited about the newest additions to Lockhart Learning materials!  In Science, the newest offerings are two card sets (with lesson plans) to help children with mapping! The first offering in the series is called “Bird’s Eye View”: lessons and materials designed to lay a…

Botany Cabinet Complete!

I hope that you are having a great start to your school year, whether you are a Montessori elementary teacher, a home-shcool teacher, or a traditional teacher.  It has been a long time since my last post – I have been working hard to create new Montessori materials for elementary classrooms.  Your response to the…

New lessons and monographs!

Greetings teachers!  There’s lots of new items on the website for Montessori, traditional, and home-school educators! Have you watched the video of Kathleen talking about the importance of using materials when learning math?  I have been asked by Montessori friends if it is OK to use this video.  Some want to use it to help…

Welcome to Lockhart Learning!

Thank you for stopping by Lockhart Learning! This website for elementary educators is under development right now, anticipating a preliminary launch in 2012 with engaging new materials, activities, lessons, videos and books being added frequently. These items are intended for use by Montessori elementary educators and home-school teachers, with most available for immediate download. Montessorians…