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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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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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