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.
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 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.
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.
Montessori Preschool - a boutique network of schools serving children ages 6 weeks to 6 years - is pleased to launch its 25th Anniversary celebrations by awarding its 25th Anniversary Scholarship of $1,000 to one of its employees, Ms. Hashindri Silva, an early educator and aspiring artist who is pursuing her bachelor’s degree at the University of Houston.