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Should We Be Teaching Computer Coding?

Technology in the classroom is a polarizing topic in education right now.  On tours with prospective preschool parents, […]

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A Montessori Mini-Dictionary

Dr. Maria Montessori created her methodology over a century ago, and those of us who study her work […]

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Parent Perspective: A Father’s Thoughts on 9th Grade

When Tracy and I enrolled our daughter Scout in the Wheaton Montessori Junior High program, it seemed apparent […]

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Why Stay for 9th Grade? Mrs. Jonelis Responds

Why Stay at Wheaton Montessori School for the 9th Grade Year? from Mrs. Jonelis, Math Specialist in the […]

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Math on the Go!

You already know that reading aloud to your child daily can have a huge impact on their literacy […]

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Large Scale Art in the Elementary Classroom

Painting on a Large (Glass) Canvas Several of our Upper Elementary students have made every morning more beautiful, […]

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Valued Co-Workers Working Collaboratively

In a Montessori classroom children celebrate the accomplishments of others. These two girls feel a sense of personal triumph […]

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Chores: They’re Good for Your Kids!

Chores: the word has such a negative connotation.  But does it need to be that way?   Do […]

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Helping a Classmate: It’s help! Not Cheating!

In the picture below, we see Jack, an elder statesman in Mrs. Rogers’s classroom, is helping his younger […]

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How to Build a Better Lunch

  Lunch.  It’s something we enjoy every day, and if your child is at school you’re likely packing […]

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Talking With Your Children about “Momo” and Other Online Activities

We are publishing a recent email from our Elementary teachers, Mrs. Fortun and Ms. Searcy.  While the email […]

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How to Handle Challenging Behaviors

This post goes out to the frustrated parents.  (So, all of us at some point!)   Challenging behavior […]

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A Peek Inside a Montessori Classroom

“Inside Montessori” is releasing a full-length documentary later this year, which will spotlight several Montessori schools across the […]

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In Honor of Montessori Week: What Montessori is Not

Montessori Week: Helping share what we all love about Montessori Education This week is the annual Montessori Week; […]

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Why are SCISSORS in the classroom???

On tours, parents of young children will frequently ask, “Why are the scissors out on the table?”  Or, […]

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