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Montessori Basics: Sensitive Periods

“A child learns to adjust himself and make acquisitions in his sensitive periods. These are like a beam […]

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Elementary Camping Trip to Springfield and Cahokia

  When we originally posted this picture on Facebook, we had a really great comment posted by Eric […]

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Preventing Math Anxiety

Researchers from the University of Cambridge recently released a report following their study of math anxiety in primary […]

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A Review of Your Favorites…

These are a few of the most-read blog posts from the last 6 months.  Which one do you […]

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The Pink Tower

  Every child loves to play with blocks.  Building, knocking down, and building again.  Balancing cubes as high […]

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Large Class Sizes: How Do Our Teachers Manage?

How Can Montessori Teachers Meet The Needs Of So Many Different Children? by Tim Seldin President of the […]

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Happy Independence Day from Wheaton Montessori School

“Independence is not a static condition; it is a continuous conquest.” – Dr. Maria Montessori, “The Absorbent Mind.”

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What School Could Be, Should Be, and Almost Never Is.

We shared this TedTalk video last week on our Facebook page.  It’s so worth watching that we’re sharing […]

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The Things He Sees…

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Addition in a Montessori Preschool Classroom

Addition in a Montessori Preschool (Primary) Classroom This student is working with the Golden Beads as part of […]

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Fostering Children’s Natural Curiosity and Zest for Learning

In an article for Salon.com, Professor Peter Gray discusses the natural instincts children have to learn, discover, and […]

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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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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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Junior High Seminar: “Firsts: Women Who Are Changing the World”

“Firsts: Women Who Are Changing The World” On Friday mornings, our Junior High students conducts its weekly seminar. […]

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Parent Education Night: Strong Children, Strong World

Please join us for our next Parent Discovery Night!   The next Parent Discovery Night for past, present, […]

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