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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
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