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
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
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.
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.
International Doll of the Month: The Philippines
The International Doll of the Month for October 2017 represents The Philippines. One of our favorite Lolas ("grandmas") visited our children to share her memories of The Philippines.
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