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All Day

Thoughts & Reflections

At some point, a decision comes up, of whether or not to have a child stay at school all day. There are a variety of factors here. A child might be in care full-days from babyhood, due to a family’s work schedule. A parent or primary caregiver might have been home with a child from […]

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Communication with Children

Podcasts

Communication. It’s what we do, day-in, day-out. We’re communicating whether we intend to or not. It’s vital to the human experience, it’s how we bind ourselves in relationships, it’s how we interact. And it’s complicated. Especially so when we’re speaking about communication with children. As various forms of communication are effective for different people, we’ve […]

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Moving Up

Thoughts & Reflections

We thought the youngest Primary children were small, until the Toddler Program was started. Oh my, these were babies! They’re so little! And yet, so incredibly capable. We were reminded of the magic of Montessori, which we might have forgotten over time being with children of the same age group. It’s astounding, what children can […]

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Sandpaper Phonograms

Montessori Activities

How do you use this material? The Sandpaper Phonograms are similar to the Sandpaper Letters — they are cursive letters in sandpaper on a colored board, each one represents a sound, and they are found in a box or sometimes displayed on small ledge in the classroom — with an important difference. While each Sandpaper […]

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Saying Goodbye

Thoughts & Reflections

It can be heartbreaking, walking away from a tearful child. What’s wrong? Don’t they like school? This can quickly unravel into, is something wrong? Did I make a bad choice? Are they not ready? Parental guilt is real and it is strong. Cognitively we know, this is a good place, my child is happy and […]

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