Celebrating Makenna Marshall

Montessori Preschool at Copperfield Alumna Makenna Marshall signed to Princeton University for Track & Field last Wednesday on #NationalSigningDay. Montessori Preschool Alumna Makenna Marshall signed to Princeton University for Track & Field. Alongside her teachers, friends, family, and church, Makenna was honored at Langham Creek High School for earning a full ride scholarship (valued at …

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 …

How Montessori Preschool is Responding to COVID-19

Our school was recently profiled by EdChoice on our response to COVID-19. We developed an online platform called Montessori@Home, which includes live Zoom sessions, pre-recorded videos, and access to curated digital resources to support early learning at home at a child's own pace. Although we rarely support passive screen time for young children, we've learned …

A Day in the Life of a Toddler

Our Montessori Toddler environment (Ages 18 months – 2 ½ years) provides toddlers opportunities to become independent by exploring the natural world, acquiring oral language, and developing skills in concentration and socialization.