Helping Your Child to Play Nice!

It is fascinating and rewarding to watch your child grow and develop into the marvelous person they are meant to be.  During development it is very normal for a child to explore the themes of good and bad.   Most children like to be the good guys.  They act out being brave, being powerful and doing…

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The Importance of Music in Child Development

I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy;  but most music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning.   – Plato –   Ah, music! It can do so many things to us. It can inspire us, it can cause us to recall strong feelings or memories, and it can…

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Congratulations to 7 SMS Alumni Honored as 2020 National Merit Scholar Semifinalists!

We wish to give special congratulations to the seven past Sammamish Montessori School students, now high school seniors, who have been named as semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Satyen Subramaniam (Interlake HS) Suriyen Subramaniam (Interlake HS) Estella Xu (Interlake HS) Sravya Ganti (International Community School) Kaushik Samarjit (Nikola Tesla STEM HS)…

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Montessori Education and its Cultural and Peace Curriculum

Montessori education is unique and groundbreaking in that it incorporates cultural and peace education. Over one hundred years ago, Dr. Maria Montessori wrote, “The child is both the hope and a promise for mankind.” Montessori children gain a world view from a young age. Children begin to realize that they are part of a larger…

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