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WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

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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Returning to Her Classroom to Share a New Love

This student, a member of our Elementary class, was excited to visit Mrs. Rogers, her Primary teacher. She […]

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On Teaching Children About Their Bodies

Of course there are always exceptions, but most of us likely grew up experiencing one of three scenarios: […]

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Kindling the Flame

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” – Socrates   Maria Montessori’s […]

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Rehearsing for a Favorite Day

Every year on Grandparents’ Day (and during the rehearsal the day before), we close with an all-school sing-a-long […]

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Sharing a Book

“Sharing education, sharing a book… that’s what changes the world.” – Brad Meltzer

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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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What’s in a Pumpkin?

Halloween is right around the corner…   If your family celebrates this holiday, your child is likely thinking […]

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Montessori and Nature

“When children come into contact with nature, they reveal their strength.” Maria Montessori   We all know spending […]

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Going Out Program: Shedd Aquarium Edition

A thriving and parent-supported “Going-Out” program is critical for a well-rounded Elementary experience.  At Wheaton Montessori School, we’re […]

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Can Montessori Boost Your Child’s Success?

Many parents choose Montessori for their kids because they appreciate how the approach respects their children as people […]

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Parent Observations Open October 2nd

Parent Observations: Please Schedule Your Observation Time! Our classrooms are settling in from the buzzing excitement of Back-to-School […]

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