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Archive for: September, 2019

WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

Montessori Basics: A Brief History

Have you ever wondered how Montessori got its start?  You likely know the educational model is named after […]

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CommuniTEA Recap: FAQs Answered

Mrs. Mayhugh recently hosted a CommuniTEA, a monthly event in which teachers and staff present a topic for […]

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Fall Family Fun

Today marks the fall equinox, one of two days during the year in which both the northern and […]

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International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace is September 21st.  At Wheaton Montessori School, “Education for Peace” is a mainstay of […]

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Seven Ways to Improve a Middle School Experience: WMS Responds

Ms. Lingo recently shared the article, “Seven Ways Parents and Educators Can Improve Kids’ Middle School Experience” by […]

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Why Do We Travel?

Each year, fourth grade students at Wheaton Montessori School participate in their first “big trip” with their fifth […]

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7 Ways to Encourage Independence

You probably know that encouraging independence is a hallmark of Montessori education and parenting.  The best way to […]

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A Book List for Budding Botanists

Where would we be without plants?  Botany is a major area of study in the Montessori curriculum, and […]

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For Parents: A Pizza Lunch Primer

From Mrs. Penney, WMS Parent and Elementary Classroom Assistant (Emeritus)    Pizza Lunch Primer   Next Thursday, our […]

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A New Challenge

The Pink Tower is one of the iconic Montessori lessons; it’s one of the first lessons tackled by […]

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We Need You! How to Support the Work of Your Child

We have the first week “in the books!” A fresh new school year comes with lots of excitement, […]

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