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What School Could Be, Should Be, and Almost Never Is.

We shared this TedTalk video last week on our Facebook page.  It’s so worth watching that we’re sharing […]

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Math: Understanding WHY, Not Just HOW

How many of us remember getting THROUGH certain subject in school, but not necessarily understanding the concepts?  Or […]

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Thank You for the Oxygen, Plankton!

Or, “Things Montessori Kids Say…” While doing a project that combined plankton and evolution, a Jr. High student […]

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Montessori? Waldorf? Play-Based? Don’t Decide Until You Read This!

So Many Choices for your Child’s Education: Montessori? Waldorf? Play-Based? Don’t Decide Until You Read This!   It […]

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The Power of Observation

From Mrs. Mayhugh  The Power of Observation in a Montessori Classroom  On a recent errand into Mrs. Rogers’s […]

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A Day at the Mall…

Our Adolescent Community (Junior High) is in Washington, D.C. this week.  Today they’ll be touring the Mall and […]

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The Prepared Environment: The Montessori Classroom

The Prepared Environment Our work as teachers is to provide stimulating environments, inspiring demonstrations, and motivating sparks of […]

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Alumni Update!

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Parent Testimonial: Why Wheaton Montessori Elementary School?

What do parents consider when they enroll their children at Wheaton Montessori School for Elementary School? We recently […]

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Wheaton Montessori Dad Shares: Montessori Education Prepares Children for Life

From Mohammed D., father of a current Wheaton Montessori School elementary student: “We moved (our son) Aly mid-year […]

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From an Elementary Mother: Why Wheaton Montessori Elementary?

Question: Why did I decide to enroll my daughter in the WMS elementary?   Answer: I think for […]

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The Transition to Traditional School

During our annual Alumni Nights, we know that nearly every parent wants to ask the returning alumni, “How […]

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I’m Not Worried About Your Child Being Potty-Trained

Rebecca Lingo, Head of School at Wheaton Montessori School, shares her thoughts on potty-training requirements for preschool children. […]

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Our Decision to Stay: Thoughts on Wheaton Montessori’s Elementary Program

From Mrs. Mayhugh: Many of our newer families may not know that I’ve only been on the Wheaton […]

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What Do You Want For Your Child?

According to research reported by the “Trust for Learning’s Parents as Consumers,” parents of young children have very […]

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