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Peace Education – Montessori Resources

Peace Education – Montessori Resources

Dr. Maria Montessori worked tirelessly for global peace and received three nominations for a Nobel Peace Prize. Montessori strongly believed that the path to peace lies in the education we give to our children. Dr. Montessori met Mahatma Gandhi in London in 1931.... Read More

Montessori Materials Explained

“Practice makes permanent.” “Nothing goes into the mind that does not first go through the hands.” – Dr. Maria Montessori On this #MontessoriMonday, we continue our discussion about our unique Montessori materials. Montessori Center School has been providing... Read More
Summer Reading Suggestions – Upper Elementary

Summer Reading Suggestions – Upper Elementary

Here are some suggestions for children ages 9-12 to get them started on some summer reading! Titles are hyperlinked with a link to purchase. Turtle Boy by: Evan Wolkenstein Seventh-grader Will’s Bar Mitzvah community service project, visiting an incurably ill... Read More
Summer Reading Suggestions – Lower Elementary

Summer Reading Suggestions – Lower Elementary

Reading aloud with your child every day is a great way to build literacy, imagination, and a love of books. Here are a few suggestions for children ages 6-9 to get you started on some summer reading! We’ve hyperlinked the title with a link to purchase. Beginning... Read More
Summer Reading Suggestions – Primary

Summer Reading Suggestions – Primary

Reading aloud with your child every day is a great way to build literacy, imagination, and a love of books. Here are a few suggestions for children ages 3-6 to get you started on some summer reading! We’ve hyperlinked the title with a link to purchase.... Read More
Summer Reading Suggestions – PrePrimary

Summer Reading Suggestions – PrePrimary

Reading aloud with your child every day is a great way to build literacy, imagination, and a love of books. Here are a few suggestions for children ages 18 months – 3 years to get you started on some summer reading! We’ve hyperlinked the title with a link... Read More
Fast Facts: What is Montessori?

Fast Facts: What is Montessori?

Montessori education is an approach to learning that was developed by an Italian physician and educator, Dr. Maria Montessori, more than a century ago—and is now changing the face of education worldwide. Read on to learn more about the key components of a... Read More
Gardening with Children

Gardening with Children

If you’re an avid gardener, you’ve likely already started your seeds and planned out your raised beds. You know the sweet reward of eating a sunshine-warmed tomato in the middle of summer, and you’ve seen the many benefits for you and your family that extend far... Read More
Family-Friendly Activities: Week of April 20

Family-Friendly Activities: Week of April 20

Here’s a roundup of five family-friendly activities this week! Monday: Fun LEGO Game Challenge From designing your own board game to seeing how you can build the tallest tower, here are 10 fun challenges to take on with your family. Tuesday: Celebrate... Read More