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F.A.Q.: Why do we have mixed-aged classrooms?

  “The indirect learning that occurs among students is a primary reason for placing of children of different […]

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5 Ways to Help Kids With Anxiety

Anxiety is a completely normal part of the human experience.  Both adults and children experience anxiety from time […]

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Gift-Giving Montessori-Style!

We all adore that look of joy on a child’s face when they open up a surprise.  But […]

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Early Elementary Reading Recommendation

From Mrs. Schneider:   I have recently discovered a great series called the Heartwood Hotel by Kallie George. […]

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The Season of Giving

Dear Wheaton Montessori School Community, Periodically, AMI-USA sends a team of consultants to audit our fidelity to authentic […]

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Read Your Way Through the Holidays

The Shortest Day by Wendy Pfeffer, illustrated by Jesse Reisch https://www.amazon.com/Shortest-Day-Celebrating-Winter-Solstice/dp/0147512840/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1540394880&sr=8-1&keywords=shortest+day December 21 marks the Winter Solstice: the […]

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Meanwhile, at Wheaton Montessori School

Headline:  Surgery Students Losing Dexterity to Stitch Patients Meanwhile, at WMS:   From Mrs. Fortun: These were all […]

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Kindling the Flame

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” – Socrates   Maria Montessori’s […]

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Zoology in the Montessori Classroom

Montessori curriculum tends to give children opportunities to learn about fascinating areas of study very early in their […]

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Math Lessons: To the Bat Cave!

From Mrs. Mayhugh:    Many of us will have uttered, “When will I ever need to know this??” while […]

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Rehearsing for a Favorite Day

Every year on Grandparents’ Day (and during the rehearsal the day before), we close with an all-school sing-a-long […]

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Ten Fantastic Fall Books

Every month we like to share a book list with parents; this month we’re suggesting a few more […]

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Why do you have to tour before enrolling?

You Need Me to Take Off Work for a Tour? When a family calls about enrolling at Wheaton […]

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Freedom Within Limits

“To let the child do as he likes when he has not yet developed any powers of control […]

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Math Fact Memorization: Montessori & Current Research

When someone starts talking about the memorization of math facts, people tend to have strong opinions.  We all […]

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