How to Have a Montessori-Inspired Thanksgiving

At the core of a Montessori education is your child’s ability to participate in everyday life with confidence. Holidays provide families with valuable opportunities to put these concepts into practice. By creating a fun holiday routine that gives your children meaningful ways to participate, you will be able to learn and grow together as a …

Learning to be Social in a Montessori Classroom

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A common misconception about Montessori education is that an emphasis on independence means working alone. This is false. In a Montessori school, we believe independence means learning to be self-disciplined and self-aware - AND working constructively and harmoniously with others.

Discipline in the Montessori Classroom

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As we begin the school year, a popular question from our parents is: How do we enforce discipline in the Montessori classroom?   Montessori education is different from traditional education, and our understanding of discipline is also different from traditional public school.   In a Montessori school, we seek to develop the child's self-discipline by establishing limits; exercising …

Preparing for the First Day of School

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Preparing for the first day of school always begins before the first day of school. From going to bed on time to shopping for school supplies and new clothes, it can be hard to return to a back-to-school routine after the summer holidays. Here are a few tips to get back in the groove of things.

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

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Earth Day is a moment to reflect on the impact that we have on our planet. The day is also an opportunity to explore how we can reverse adverse damage on planet earth - and choose a way of life that is sustainable and protective of our limited resources. With these fun activities, we can begin to share important lessons on sustainability and shape eco-friendly behaviors at an early age.