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Books to Read Before Family Movie Night

There are SO many incredible pieces of children’s literature that have eventually been made into movies. In this post, we’d like to share just a few of our favorites. With a bit of extra time at home together, you might enjoy reading one of these books together, then... Read More
Montessori and Peace Education

Montessori and Peace Education

“An education capable of saving humanity is no small undertaking; it involves the spiritual development of man, the enhancement of his value as an individual, and the preparation of young people to understand the times in which they live.” -Dr. Maria... Read More
5 Ways to Live a Life Guided by Montessori Values

5 Ways to Live a Life Guided by Montessori Values

The more we learn about Montessori, the more it tends to seep its way into all aspects of our lives. We find ourselves seeing the world just a little bit differently, and the changes are so positive! This week we thought we would share five simple ways to live a life... Read More
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:  A Book List

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: A Book List

One of MCS’s core values is “Respect for All.” An integral aspect of Montessori education is its focus on cultural studies and peace education. In the classrooms, we model and advance the ideals of peace, equity, cultural competency, diversity, and inclusion. Reading... Read More
150 Years: A Montessori Book List for Adults

150 Years: A Montessori Book List for Adults

This article is part of a series that we will share throughout the year to celebrate the 150th birthday of Dr. Maria Montessori. Check back often for more posts that reflect on the past, present, and future of Montessori education. Whether you are looking for original... Read More
What is Montessori education?

What is Montessori education?

What is Montessori education? For more than a century now, the child-focused approach that Dr. Maria Montessori, an Italian physician, developed for educating children has been transforming schools around the globe. As soon as you enter a classroom, you know that... Read More
Who is Maria Montessori?

Who is Maria Montessori?

On August 31st, Montessori Center School will join Montessori schools around the world to honor Dr. Maria Montessori’s 150th birthday. Who is Maria Montessori? Maria Montessori was a trailblazer, peacemaker, and icon and was recently recognized by Time magazine as one... Read More
Montessori Terminology

Montessori Terminology

Dr. Maria Montessori introduced many new terms and concepts to describe how children grow and learn. The following is a list of terms you may encounter as you learn about the Montessori method of education. Absorbent mind – From birth through approximately age 6,... Read More
Montessori at Home: A How-To Guide For Parents

Montessori at Home: A How-To Guide For Parents

Most people have heard of Montessori education programs, but many don’t realize that Montessori’s theories are also concepts you can successfully incorporate at home. By making a few changes to your home environment, you can actually help encourage your... Read More