Archive for: November, 2019

WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

Booklist: Hygge Edition!

If you haven’t already noticed the slight chill in the morning air, the changing seasons are likely creeping […]

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Wings of Independence

During this time of the year, we’re bombarded with gift-giving guides for everyone in our lives, especially our […]

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On the Topic of Competition

You may have noticed that in Montessori schools, we do not typically encourage competition between children.  Our lack […]

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“Locally Grown” – A Parent’s Perspective of Wheaton Montessori School

Last year the theme for the Wheaton Montessori End-of-Year Gala was “Locally Grown,” wherein we celebrated all things […]

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Live Animal Drawing: After-School Art with Mrs. Mitten

Betsy Mitten Studios, Elementary Students, and Bats! At Wheaton Montessori School, we’re very lucky to have a wide […]

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Montessori Basics: How we Teach Handwriting

Handwriting or penmanship; no matter what you call it, it was likely an important part of your early […]

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Concentration in a Montessori Classroom

In a Montessori classroom, children learn to concentrate by choosing to practice developmentally appropriate lessons that they have […]

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I Spy… A Multi-Sensory Approach to Reading and Writing.

“I Spy:” Games as Lessons in a Montessori Classroom   Emersyn, the older child in the picture, is […]

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Montessori Macarons?

In the Elementary classroom, students find new and tasty ways to delve deeper into areas of interest.  These […]

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