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Booklist: Homebound Edition!

Booklist: Homebound Edition!

On the blog this month, our campus librarian, Anne Curtin, shares a list of resources for ebooks or fun activities that can be done at home. hoopla | streaming audiobooks, music, video & ebooks Hoopla runs in connection with public libraries. Check with your local... Read More
Women’s History Month – Dr. Maria Montessori

Women’s History Month – Dr. Maria Montessori

In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, our blog post today profiles Dr. Maria Montessori. Dr. Maria Montessori was a pioneering scientist and educator, who has inspired people globally with her universal approach to the development of the... Read More
Montessori Basics: Cosmic Education

Montessori Basics: Cosmic Education

When Dr. Montessori began developing the elementary curriculum, she knew it had to be vastly different from the work of younger children.  Not only were the academic skills to be more challenging, but the manner in which content was to be delivered shouldn’t be... Read More
Montessori and Peace Education

Montessori and Peace Education

Our world is often a tumultuous place.  How can we help our children feel safe and cared for, while preparing them to lead the way as adults?  How can we cultivate empathy, kindness, gratitude, and the sense of community that helps people work together?... Read More
Book List: Spread the Love

Book List: Spread the Love

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, what could be better than a book list that’s all about love? No matter your child’s age, we hope you will enjoy these sweet titles, suggested by our campus librarian, Anne Curtin. All of Anne’s selections are... Read More
Why Choose Montessori?

Why Choose Montessori?

How does a parent prepare their child for an unpredictable future?  Don’t we all just want to give them every possible advantage? How do we define success in our children’s lives?  Is it about being able to provide for oneself or is it finding joy in the... Read More
Montessori Basics: The Language Curriculum

Montessori Basics: The Language Curriculum

Have you ever wondered how Montessori guides teach children about language? Parents are often astounded when they observe children learning to read at a young age in our schools. What’s the secret? There’s no secret – we’re happy to share our methods!  Read... Read More
A Peek Inside the Montessori Classroom

A Peek Inside the Montessori Classroom

You know Montessori classrooms are different than most. We can practically guarantee that once you step inside a classroom for yourself, sit quietly in a corner, and observe the children and adults at work, your impressions will be transformed.  We encourage... Read More
Setting Limits

Setting Limits

As parents today we are bombarded with advice, ideas, suggestions, and rules on how to be the best parents we can be for our children.  Some change is good; emerging research tells us more and more about human development and how our brains work, and making... Read More
Gift-Giving Montessori-Style!

Gift-Giving Montessori-Style!

The holiday season is in full swing and if you haven’t already started your shopping you’re probably thinking about it!  This week we take a look at gifts for children, whether they be your own kids, nieces and nephews, or friends.  Read on for a Montessori... Read More