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Inside the Pre-Primary Classroom

Inside the Pre-Primary Classroom

Beginning with Montessori (ages 18 months – 3 years) Montessori Center School’s Pre-Primary toddler program offers so much more than childcare. The classroom design fosters your young child’s emerging independence and desire for exploration. The environments are... Read More
Inside the Montessori Elementary Classroom

Inside the Montessori Elementary Classroom

What sets Montessori apart in the Elementary years—ages 6 – 12—is the individually paced curriculum that challenges children academically and safeguards their well-being and sense of self. Engaging as contributing members of a respectful community, they learn to... Read More
Montessori FAQs

Montessori FAQs

Q. What are the benefits of a Montessori education? A. Choosing a Montessori environment for your child has many benefits. Known for individually paced learning and fostering independence, the Montessori Method also encourages empathy, a passion for social justice,... Read More
Books to Read Before Family Movie Night

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