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The E2 class extends and broadens the foundations set by the E1 class. Children’s thinking becomes more abstract. E2 students use hands on materials but start learning abstract concepts. Maria Montessori observe the children between the ages of nine and 12 are at the height of their intellectual powers. E2 students are capable of more abstract thinking and creates a bigger projects and delve into deeper learning. For example, Students spend the fall researching early humans, ancient Egypt, or ancient Rome and create a beautiful report. In the spring students research the dark ages, ancient Greece, or Renaissance. Students in the morning participating in a three hour work period where they have a flexible schedule and learn in small groups with their teacher. Afternoons are spent doing Special such as Art, Spanish, and Music. Every Friday an expert from the community is invited to the classroom to speak about their background and job. We have invited people in the community such as chief police officers, engineers, massage therapists, archaeologists, and many other interesting professionals.
Subjects taught: Literature circlesReadingSpanishLanguage Arts Individualized SpellingMathGeometryMusic