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The Pink Tower

  Every child loves to play with blocks.  Building, knocking down, and building again.  Balancing cubes as high […]

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Parent Observations Open October 2nd

Parent Observations: Please Schedule Your Observation Time! Our classrooms are settling in from the buzzing excitement of Back-to-School […]

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Montessori Basics: Geometry from the Start

Perhaps it happens one day when your four-year-old comes home from school one day, excited to show you […]

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Reading with Friends

Reading – individually, with a friend, or as part of an all-class activity, is a part of every […]

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Scenes from Elementary

Without a dedicated art class, how do our students learn about art?  Without a dedicated music class, how […]

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5 Time Savers for Your Morning Routine

We’ve been in school for a few weeks now – and the days are getting shorter!  The slow, […]

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Staff Meeting Conversations

Every Wednesday afternoon, the staff at Wheaton Montessori convenes for a weekly staff meeting.  Unlike staff meetings in […]

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Large Class Sizes: How Do Our Teachers Manage?

How Can Montessori Teachers Meet The Needs Of So Many Different Children? by Tim Seldin President of the […]

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What’s So Great About the Great Lessons Part II:  The Story of the Coming of Life

From Tracy Fortun, Lower Elementary Teacher What’s So Great About the Great Lessons Part II:  The Story of the […]

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Ten Fabulous Fall Titles

Each month we like to provide you with a timely booklist to inspire daily reading at home.  This […]

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Lunchtime Language

“Gross!  What are you EATING?”   “Ugh.  Peppers?  I would NEVER eat that.”  “Peanut butter-banana-salami-raisin-on-rice cakes? I don’t want […]

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Library Scavenger Hunts and Role Reversals

From Dr. Bilezikian …and the library scavenger hunt is done. No fun pictures here, library decorum was observed. […]

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The First Great Lesson: What’s so Great about the Great Lesson?

From Mrs. Fortun Montessori Elementary teachers are trained that from day one that our role in the classroom […]

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The Great Screen Time Debate

Screen time for children remains a hot-button topic in our country.  Ten years ago it was essentially a […]

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Math in the Junior High Level

Our Junior High students have quite a bit “new” in their program this year.  Not only are there […]

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