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Creativity and Innovation in Montessori

Creativity and Innovation in Montessori

As we move into an unpredictable future it is becoming more and more apparent that we need to foster creativity and innovation in children rather than expect them to conform to predetermined standards.  Montessori education has been doing this for over a hundred... Read More
Montessori Basics:  Freedom Within Limits

Montessori Basics: Freedom Within Limits

“Freedom within limits” is a phrase often used by Montessorians.  What do they mean and what does that look like? Read on to find out… The Myth: Montessori schools let children do whatever they want.  The children just play all day and the teachers... Read More
Service to Others:  Instilling Values Early

Service to Others: Instilling Values Early

Have you ever thought about finding ways to get your kids involved in community service?  Many families think it’s a great idea, but it can be hard to figure out exactly what to do.  Especially when it comes to our kids – we want to make sure we find... Read More
Spread the Word: Why You Chose Montessori

Spread the Word: Why You Chose Montessori

You made the decision to enroll your child (or children) in a Montessori school and you couldn’t be happier.  You see the benefits, you relish in the joy your child has for learning, and you know you made the right choice.  But for whatever reason, you may... Read More
Can Montessori Boost Your Child’s Success?

Can Montessori Boost Your Child’s Success?

Many parents choose Montessori for their kids because they appreciate how the approach respects their children as people and as learners.  We love how the structure, materials, and lessons appeal to the developmental nature of our children. But how does it affect... Read More
Assessment in Montessori Schools

Assessment in Montessori Schools

Testing is a hot-button topic for many families. When making decisions regarding your child’s education, it’s important to know a school’s stance on assessments. Read on to get an idea of where Montessori schools stand. Let’s Define Assessment… Merriam-Webster defines... Read More
5 Ways to Help Kids With Anxiety

5 Ways to Help Kids With Anxiety

Anxiety is a completely normal part of the human experience.  Both adults and children experience anxiety from time to time.  As children grow, they go through so many changes physically, cognitively, and emotionally, it’s understandable that they may feel... Read More