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WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

Fostering Children’s Natural Curiosity and Zest for Learning

In an article for Salon.com, Professor Peter Gray discusses the natural instincts children have to learn, discover, and […]

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A Beautiful Note from a Primary Student’s Parent

We know we have the best parents at our school. Active in our community, supportive of the staff, […]

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Embracing Repetition

Embracing Repetition Why does my child want to do the same thing, over and over? In this picture, […]

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Sailing on Lake Michigan – This is “Gym.”

Adolescent Community: Physical Expression From Dr. Bilezikian, Director of the Adolescent Community: We will be sailing on Lake […]

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An Education Capable of Saving Humanity

Education For Peace: Wheaton Montessori School’s Mission   Dr. Maria Montessori saw her philosophy of education as a mission […]

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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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Have You Done the Maximum?

“Montessori students learn to collaborate and work together in learning and on major projects.  They strive for their […]

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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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Involve Me and I Will Understand.

“Tell me and I will forget. Show me and I will remember. Involve me and I will understand. […]

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Are You This Happy on Your Way to Work?

Purposeful, Intriguing Activities and Exploration: A child’s work How many of us can use those three ideas to […]

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A Parent’s Perspective: Why Start School at Wheaton Montessori School?

From Mrs. Mayhugh: Recently, I reached out to several Wheaton Montessori School parents that hold significant roles in […]

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A Brookfield Zoo “Going-Out” as Compared to a “Field Trip”

The Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Botanic Garden, Shedd Aquarium, and more…   These Chicagoland attractions are all prime spots […]

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During Summer, Children’s Work, Their Real Work, Never Stops.

“It’s kind of like we’re just sitting around waiting for finals,” said my 16-year old high school junior […]

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“You Weren’t Bad at Maths” – Article Recommendation

Mrs. Carrillo forwarded this blog post to us with her remarks: “Sounds like Montessori!” The article, written by […]

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How Do I Know My Child is Learning?

How Do I Know My Child Is Learning? Look for evidence of your child being inquisitive, using known […]

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