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 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 …

Transitioning to Preschool

Our first day of school is August 1, and over the summer, we look forward to welcoming our children back to school. We also know that the first day of school is a transition process for many local families. The process requires love, patience, and sensitivity for children and their parents.