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Spotlight Emma Taylor from Montessori Country School

Spotlights

Emma Taylor is an elementary guide at Montessori Country School. Q: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Your background, your interests, your dreams? I am an Upper Elementary teacher at Montessori Country School on Bainbridge Island. I began my Montessori journey when I was 3 years old. My parents enrolled me in a preschool that […]

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Academics in the Kitchen

Thoughts & Reflections

A question we’re asked so frequently is what can families do at home to support the work children are doing in the classroom. It’s such a natural one. We want to set our children up for success, we want to be involved in their education, and if there are areas we can support now to […]

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Interview with Jesse McCarthy

Podcasts

We were delighted to interview Jesse McCarthy of Montessori Education. For the full interview, please subscribe via iTunes or listen here. Jesse is active on Facebook, and Montessori Education can be found here. During the interview, Jesse mentions Haim Ginott. Here’s a link to Jesse’s Spotlight interview.

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Resolving Conflicts in Montessori

Thoughts & Reflections

Communication is an important part of human interaction. Right from the beginning of civilization, humans were striving to communicate and language was developed as they discovered that they could communicate differently than other animals. Development of language is such a big leap in the evolution of humankind. Children learn to communicate with their primary caregivers […]

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Spotlight Elizabeth Houghtaling from Montessori Country School

Spotlights

Elizabeth Houghtaling is a toddler guide at Montessori Country School. Q: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Your background, your interests, your dreams? In my early twenties, I had the opportunity to volunteer as a teacher in a traditional school in a small city in Northern Ethiopia. I lived in Ethiopia for […]

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