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WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

Kindling the Flame

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

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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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Sharing a Book

“Sharing education, sharing a book… that’s what changes the world.” – Brad Meltzer

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A Review of Your Favorites…

These are a few of the most-read blog posts from the last 6 months.  Which one do you […]

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What’s in a Pumpkin?

Halloween is right around the corner…   If your family celebrates this holiday, your child is likely thinking […]

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Montessori and Nature

“When children come into contact with nature, they reveal their strength.” Maria Montessori   We all know spending […]

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Going Out Program: Shedd Aquarium Edition

A thriving and parent-supported “Going-Out” program is critical for a well-rounded Elementary experience.  At Wheaton Montessori School, we’re […]

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Can Montessori Boost Your Child’s Success?

Many parents choose Montessori for their kids because they appreciate how the approach respects their children as people […]

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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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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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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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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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Great Kids’ Books that Support Montessori Curriculum

Each month we like to share a list of books that parents and children might find interesting and […]

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