Resources About Montessori, Brain Research & How Children Learn

If you are interested in learning more about Montessori education, you may wish to check out one or more of the following books: Montessori’s Own Handbook by Dr. Maria Montessori The Child in the Family by Dr. Maria Montessori The Absorbent Mind by Dr. Maria Montessori The Science Behind the Genius by Angeline Stoll Lillard Montessori: A…

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Ideas for Fun Summer Days

With summer right around the corner and beautiful blue skies tempting us out you may be thinking of exploring what our community has to offer.  There are plenty of fun adventures just waiting to be had right in our area.  No formal vacation plans required! We’ve compiled the following list of day trip ideas we hope you…

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Sleep and Your Child

Consistent routines and getting enough sleep can make a tremendous difference to your child’s day and enable them to be ready to learn new social and academic skills at school. This is true at any age, but particularly true for younger children, especially if adapting to a new routine. The recommended amounts of sleep per…

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Bring out the Young Scientist in Your Child

Young children are young scientists at play. While they’re baking mud pies or building worm playgrounds, you may catch them conducting playful experiments. If you listen, in addition to giggling you may hear an exchange of observations or well-thought-out theories. In their early encounters with nature, children develop ideas about our world based on experiences…

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Carseat/Booster Seat Safety

Use the Right Kind of Car Seat or Booster Seat and Use it Correctly Be sure you have the correct size and type of car seat for your child and that it is secured firmly in your car using a seatbelt or latch system.  Also be sure that the straps in your child’s car seat are…

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Why Montessori Elementary?

A Montessori elementary classroom is profoundly different from traditional elementary school rooms. These fundamental differences provide an ideal learning environment that is in tune with children’s developmental growth and are exactly why the Montessori elementary program helps children thrive. 1) Truly Individualized Instruction In a Montessori classroom, teachers guide, not lecture. Rather than a teacher…

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