Laissez les bon temps rouler!

This year's theme - The Deep Sea - celebrated marine life around the world.  Children were assigned a different sea animal and with the help of their parents, created beautiful floats representing their respective animal.  Students paraded the floats outside in front of their classmates followed by informative oral presentations on their research.

Packing a Lunch with Montessori Style!

Japanese Bento Box meals are an example of careful planning, showcasing food as a sensorial experience and highlighting the tactile and visual aspects of food.   In our Montessori classroom, a similar approach is followed - work areas are  orderly and accessible, emphasizing color, simplicity, and beauty.

The Year of the Dragon

2012 marks the Year of the Dragon for the traditional Lunar New Year.  From China to Malaysia to the United States, tonight will be a loud celebration of firecrackers, delicious moon cakes, and colorful dances.

International Education Week

This past week, the US Department of State and the US Department of Education celebrated International Education Week.  International Education Week is “an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of [US] efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States”.