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WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

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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Your Child Might Be Ready to Start School, Even if You’re Not…

How do I know if my child is ready to start school?   As parents, we’re never quite […]

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Winter Scenes

  Last night as we were readying to leave for the evening, Dr. Bilezikian came in and said, […]

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Alumni Voices: In their own words

Alumni Voices: In their own words Several Wheaton Montessori Alumni wanted to participate in our most recent Alumni […]

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TedTalk: Challenge What We Take for Granted

Sir Ken Robinson: “We must think anew and act anew.”   In a follow-up to his 2006 TedTalk, […]

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Education through Physical Work

Education through Physical Work: Manipulation of Materials   Dr. Maria Montessori regarded the hands as the tool of […]

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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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Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the Classrooms Dr. John-Marc Bilezikian, Adolescent Program Director.    A question that I am often asked […]

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Intellectually Challenged. Socially Supported.

What do you want for your child? At Wheaton Montessori School, our mixed-aged environments allow your child to […]

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Survey Says…

Survey Says…   I recently sent out a GoogleForm to our parents, asking them for feedback regarding our […]

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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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A Parent and Teacher’s Perspective: Why Wheaton Montessori Elementary?

Choosing Wheaton Montessori for Elementary   Bethany S. is the mother of one of our “graduating” Kindergarten students. […]

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Thank you, Willowbrook Wildlife Center!

Our Elementary Summer Campers visited the Willowbrook Wildlife Center this week.  The trip aided the students in  their […]

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