Archive for: April, 2017

WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

Why Montessori? Skilled Leadership

This post continues the series of “Why Montessori?” by Mrs. Rogers, a primary teacher at Wheaton Montessori School. […]

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The Founding Members of a Preschool Classroom

Over the past four weeks, I have had the joy and privilege of starting our fourth primary classroom […]

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Why Montessori? Purposeful Work

This post continues Mrs. Rogers’s “Why Montessori?” series.  Please read her introductory post HERE, especially if you’re a […]

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Why Montessori? The Prepared Environment

This post continues Mrs. Rogers’s “Why Montessori?” series.  Please read her introductory post HERE, especially if you’re a […]

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What Does the Fox Say?

The Fox Says… “Great Minds Think Alike!”

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Observations: A Parent’s Review

At Wheaton Montessori School, we encourage parents to come and observe their children during the school day.  It’s […]

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A Check-In from Ms. Hernandez

For families that had students in Ms. Chiste’s class in the last few years, you’ll be happy to […]

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Why Montessori? Diversity

This post continues Mrs. Rogers’s “Why Montessori?” series.  Please read her introductory post HERE, especially if you’re a […]

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Why Montessori? A CommuniTEA Recap

At a CommuniTEA in March, Mrs. Rogers and attending parents discussed possible answers to the question, “Why Montessori?” […]

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Art Class with Mrs. Mitten

Mrs. Mitten’s After-School Art Class Wheaton Montessori parent and local artist Betsy Mitten is at it again!  Her […]

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Why Wheaton Montessori? Compassion and Empathy

Social Emotional Learning in “The Real World” The best way for our children to learn empathy and compassion […]

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Maria Montessori, and Empathy

Learning Empathy As an Academic Subject Recently, I read that Neil deGrass Tyson said teach empathy as a […]

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“Are You Going to Use that Cardboard Box?”

Crafting and Creating with 6th-Graders   In a nutshell, this sums up our Elementary students:   Question: “Ms. […]

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Visualizing the Square of a Number – In Preschool

Chain Makes a Square? These young friends in Mrs. Rogers’ preschool classroom spent time this week working with […]

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Stories of Strangers: Elwha River Restoration

Recently we posted a story about John-Marc Bilezikian  happily crossing paths with Dr. J. Morgan Wells and the importance […]

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