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Montessori Summer – Practice Giving Choices

Podcasts

This post is part of our summer podcast series about Montessori outside school. If you’re just joining in now, we encourage you to check out the previous posts in this series, and to check out podcast episodes 72-76. Montessori is kind of known for “choices.” We’re that school where the children do “whatever they want,” […]

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A Quick and Warm Goodbye

FAQ

The seasons have started to change. Back-to-school, the real Most Wonderful Time of the Year. There’s so much anticipation and joy and newness. For many of us, there will be a bit of a change to the schedule from summer. Even if every day of the past 12 weeks has been filled with camp and […]

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Spotlight Mary Flewelling-Pinchen

Spotlights

Q: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Your background, your interests, your dreams? When I was a little girl I knew I wanted to be a teacher. After excelling all through public and high school, I lost my way at University. I was still trying to memorize everything instead of formulating ideas […]

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Montessori Summer — Actually Follow the Child

Podcasts

This post is part of our summer podcast series about Montessori outside school. If you’re just joining in now, we encourage you to check out the previous posts in this series, and to check out podcast episodes 72-75. So, you might have heard the phrase “follow the child.” If you haven’t, check out this post […]

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Ritual with Young Children

Thoughts & Reflections

We find comfort in ritual. It’s part of the human experience, and it crosses culture, time, age. We have evidence of rituals in ancient Egypt, and surely the mystery of Stonehenge hid ritual long forgotten. We celebrate the sacred and the mundane. It’s the shared religious experience, it’s chants and camaraderie at sports games, it’s […]

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