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Archive for: March, 2018

WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

Thank You for the Oxygen, Plankton!

Or, “Things Montessori Kids Say…” While doing a project that combined plankton and evolution, a Jr. High student […]

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Montessori Basics: The Planes of Development

Maria Montessori based her entire educational philosophy on the idea that children developed through a series of four […]

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Montessori? Waldorf? Play-Based? Don’t Decide Until You Read This!

So Many Choices for your Child’s Education: Montessori? Waldorf? Play-Based? Don’t Decide Until You Read This!   It […]

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Keys to Our Success: Assistants in the Montessori Classroom

In our classrooms, assistants are the key to ensuring that the AMI-certified teachers are able to focus on […]

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Make Art With Your Kids!

Looking for something fun to do this weekend?  Tapping into your creative side is a fun way to […]

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Alternative Praise – What to say instead of “Good Job!”

Providing Praise: What to Say Instead of “Good Job!”   “Good job!”  Many parents might find themselves saying […]

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The Power of Observation

From Mrs. Mayhugh  The Power of Observation in a Montessori Classroom  On a recent errand into Mrs. Rogers’s […]

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Book Swap Success

We’re fortunate to have a generous school community with such a love of books, reading, and sharing. We […]

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Mount Vernon: Exploring George Washington’s Home

Trip Update!  Our Junior High students are on the penultimate day of their trip to Washington, D.C.  The […]

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A Day of National Monuments and Memorials, Reflection, and The White House

  Our Junior High students are spending the day touring a number of memorials and monuments along the […]

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50th Anniversary Card Drive

A 50th Wedding Anniversary: A Reason to Celebrate When Rebecca and Elizabeth first bought the school, Mr. and […]

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A Day at the Mall…

Our Adolescent Community (Junior High) is in Washington, D.C. this week.  Today they’ll be touring the Mall and […]

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Montessori and Peace Education

Our world is often a tumultuous and scary place.  How can we help our children feel safe and […]

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Happiness is…

From Ms. Chiste: Children happy at work, happy to help, happy to collaborate, happy to be Montessori kids.

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The Prepared Environment: The Montessori Classroom

The Prepared Environment Our work as teachers is to provide stimulating environments, inspiring demonstrations, and motivating sparks of […]

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