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WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

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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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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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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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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Writing Letters…

Every day when students come in from outside recess, every classroom settles down by being read to by […]

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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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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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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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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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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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