Archive for: May, 2017
During Summer, Children’s Work, Their Real Work, Never Stops.
“It’s kind of like we’re just sitting around waiting for finals,” said my 16-year old high school junior […]
Montessori For All Children – Not Just a Few
From Ms. Lingo, Head of Wheaton Montessori School I want this for ALL children, not just a lucky […]
Mammoth Generosity during Mammoth Cave Trip
Elementary Camping Trip to Mammoth Cave Our 2nd – 6th graders recently returned from their overnight camping trip […]
Wheaton Montessori School – Recommended Reading!
In a recent Facebook post in the “Montessori Madmen” group, members were asked to share some of their […]
Do You Need Help Having “THE TALK?”
References Book Recommendations for “THE TALK.” Our Upper Elementary students recently took part in a series of lessons […]
Thank You to our Picnic Prep Teams!
Thank You for Joining Us for the End-of-School Family Picnic at Northside Park We had a great time […]
“You Weren’t Bad at Maths” – Article Recommendation
Mrs. Carrillo forwarded this blog post to us with her remarks: “Sounds like Montessori!” The article, written by […]
Each of these materials has something in common. Cursive Sandpaper Letters Metal Insets Metal Insets Pencil Holders 3-D […]
Celebrating “the 80s” with Wheaton Montessori School
A few weeks ago, our parents were treated to a great party at the End-of-Year Gala and Annual […]
Honeybees In High Rises – And Our Bee Consultant!
In a recent article in the Chicago Tribune, Bill Whitney was followed as he installed nearly 9,000 bees […]
Why Are Parents Worried About the Transition to a Traditional School?
From Tracy Fortun, Lower Elementary Classroom Teacher “The Transition…” “I don’t get why parents are so worried about […]
How Do I Know My Child is Learning?
How Do I Know My Child Is Learning? Look for evidence of your child being inquisitive, using known […]
Mrs. Fortun’s “Mic Drop” Moment at Wheaton Montessori
Irina, a second-grader at Wheaton Montessori school, gave Mrs. Fortun an opportunity to give herself a major pat […]
Catching Up with Old (Young) Friends
Catching Up with Alumni From Rebecca Lingo We’re readying ourselves for the next Recognition Ceremony and new batch […]
Wheaton Montessori School Alumni Night – Your Impressions
Recently, we were lucky to have several alumni return to Wheaton Montessori School. These young adults took questions […]
Join Mrs. Berdick for a morning of discussion and CommuniTEA! Mrs. Berdick will be leading a parent discussion on how to build strong relationships through empathy, educating for peace, and connecting with our children.