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Spotlight This Merry Montessori

Spotlights

The tagline says it all: Joyful Parenting, Joyful Child. Lindsay Tucker writes about her adventures as a parent, learning the world anew with her child. It might not always be easy, but there is always something joyful. This Merry Montessori can be found here. Enjoy! Q: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Your background, […]

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Mindfulness in Montessori

Thoughts & Reflections

There are buzzwords in education, and they’re rarely focused on academics. Instead, we’ve been hearing a lot about these “soft skills,” interpersonal skills and characteristics which help lead to success, which employers and college professors are noticing lacking in young adults. Not that long ago, it was Mindset. Specifically, a growth mindset, as opposed to […]

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The Kindergarten Year

Podcasts

We are preparing them not to need us. Similar to the unspoken agreement a parent makes with their baby, yet so very different, when a child enters the classroom, we are making a promise — I will welcome you and love you and help you in the best way I possibly can, and send you […]

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Self-Teaching and Self-Correcting

Montessori Activities

There are lots of common, easily identifiable characteristics of Montessori Materials. We use primarily natural, breakable materials, such as wood, ceramic, metal, and glass. The Montessori Materials are designed to be beautiful and appealing to young children. They are just the right weight, size, and shape to fit easily in a child’s hand. But did […]

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Transforming Education

News and Updates

110 years ago today, something transformative happened. Maria Montessori opened the doors to her first Casa dei Bambini, or Children’s House, in Italy. It is unclear if Maria knew how transformative this new system of learning, of teaching, of perceiving children and childhood, could be for those who participated in it, transformative even those who […]

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