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Modern Writing in Montessori

Thoughts & Reflections

We’re very concerned with preparing children for the future. It’s a very unsteady time to be a parent. The world has changed more in the past ten years than in the past hundred, and things really aren’t slowing down. We’re using more technology for more common daily activities, and one thing is for sure — […]

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Redirection in Montessori

Thoughts & Reflections

Redirection is one of those funny terms. We hear it used frequently, and we use this tool in the classroom, but what does it really mean? So often “redirection” is used when “distraction” is what is meant. Redirection is not just a way to avoid a tantrum, though that’s often what happens. In the classroom, […]

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Education for Life

Podcasts

For a podcast of this post, scroll to the bottom of this page or subscribe on iTunes. Every spring, a new generation of parents makes big decisions about what to do for the upcoming academic year — is now a good time to move to elementary school, or should we complete the kindergarten year (typically the […]

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Why Montessori?

Thoughts & Reflections

Why would I want to send my child to a Montessori? What do you offer that a daycare/in-home program/staying home with a primary caregiver doesn’t? These are such natural questions. With an abundance of options, wanting to prepare our children the best we can for an unknown future, and no clear right or wrong, it […]

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Spotlight Zoe Paul

Spotlights

Q: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Your background, your interests, your dreams? I’m originally from Nigeria but grew up in the US and Europe. I graduated from college with a degree in French linguistics and Arabic. I love travel and am a bit of a foodie. I dream of many things […]

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