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A Moment of Beauty in Frustration

Each week during our Staff Meeting, each teacher relays a particular moment (or moments) that exemplify how education […]

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International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace at Wheaton Montessori School This year at Wheaton Montessori School, we are focusing our […]

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Audiobooks: Listening is Reading, Too!

Listening is Reading, Too! I will confess, I am one of those people who does not enjoy listening […]

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The Goals of a Montessori Teacher

From “Tomorrow’s Child”: “Montessori Guides Have Five Basic Goals: To awaken the child’s spirit and imagination; To encourage […]

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Why Do We Teach Cursive Writing?

From Mrs. Fortun, our Lower Elementary Teacher: Why do we introduce cursive writing at Wheaton Montessori School? Educators […]

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Wheaton Montessori School – Recommended Reading!

In a recent Facebook post in the “Montessori Madmen” group, members were asked to share some of their […]

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Celebrating “the 80s” with Wheaton Montessori School

A few weeks ago, our parents were treated to a great party at the End-of-Year Gala and Annual […]

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Mrs. Fortun’s “Mic Drop” Moment at Wheaton Montessori

Irina, a second-grader at Wheaton Montessori school, gave Mrs. Fortun an opportunity to give herself a major pat […]

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Why Montessori? The Prepared Environment

This post continues Mrs. Rogers’s “Why Montessori?” series. Please read her introductory post HERE, especially if you’re a […]

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What Does the Fox Say?

The Fox Says… “Great Minds Think Alike!”

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Why Montessori? A CommuniTEA Recap

At a CommuniTEA in March, Mrs. Rogers and attending parents discussed possible answers to the question, “Why Montessori?” […]

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Who Cares About Facts if They Can’t THINK?

 “School isn’t about learning anymore; it’s about passing.”   Yesterday, I posted my own thoughts on the quote written […]

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The Purpose of Education: Is School About Learning? Or Just Passing?

“School isn’t about learning anymore; it’s about passing.”   Last weekend, this quote popped up in my Facebook […]

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Come Observe What We Do – And Why

Student and Teacher Interactions as an Indicator of Success This article from the “Child and Family Blog” focuses […]

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Citizenship Celebration at Wheaton Montessori School!

A Preschooler’s Remarks on Mrs. Rivera’s Citizenship Celebration Last Monday, Mrs. Rivera, one of our long-time teaching assistants […]

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