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Archive for: October, 2019

WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

Adolescent Community Partners with Two Brothers Coffee Roasters

Most days we share news that is pertains more to our Primary and Elementary Classrooms.  One reason is […]

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Día de los Muertos

  This week, our Elementary Classroom has a vibrant colorful ofrenda in honor of Dia de los Muertos. […]

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Montessori Basics: Reality vs. Fantasy

Our Montessori Basics posts are created in order to teach parents about Montessori philosophy and curriculum.  Today’s post […]

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Gaining Confidence Through Practice

Sewing Work: Gaining Confidence Through Practice In an August 2018 interview, Jesse McCarthy, author of the upcoming book […]

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Failure Tolerance – Helping Your Child Grow

Mrs. Fortun spoke with parents at a previous CommuniTEA about an idea put forth by Alison Gopnik in […]

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Raising an Adult

Dr. Montessori valued children, not just for their roles in play and childlike activities. Dr. Montessori valued the […]

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How to Guide Your Child Through Their Emotions

Human emotion.  We are so very lucky to each experience such a wide-ranging set of feelings, but that […]

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Parent Perspective: This is what 6 a.m looks like.

We received this wonderful email today from Aastha, whose daughter Sanavi is in Mrs. Berdick’s Primary Class:    […]

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Classroom Observations at Wheaton Montessori: Frequently Asked Questions

Classroom Observations Have Begun Classroom observations for WMS parents have just opened for the 2019-2020 school year.  We […]

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2 Types of Assessment: Which One Do Montessori Schools Favor?

Assessment is a topic often discussed in the many corners of the education world.  Whether a child is […]

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Preparing a Healthy Snack

This young student brings the tray of supplies and necessary materials to his prepared work space.     […]

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A Family of Students

Our mixed-aged campus creates a family of students who support and care for one another.  Older children become […]

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What IS Montessori? Here are Ten Things that Montessori “IS”

What is Montessori? Our parents often tell us that they are asked, “What is Montessori?” It’s more than […]

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I had trouble sleeping the night before my daughter started first grade.

From Catherine Penney, Elementary Assistant Emeritus.  Mrs. Penney was an assistant in our Early Elementary class for the […]

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10 Amazing Podcasts

This month we are taking a break from our regular book list post and sharing something a little […]

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