Category: For Parents

WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

Building the Mathematical Mind

From Mrs. Jonelis, Math Specialist for the Adolescent Program I still remember one of my first Parent Discovery […]

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Working Right up to Vacation – With No End in Sight!

The two first grade students have been working diligently on their shark research right up to now (the […]

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Updated: Annual Giving Thank You

We’re filled with continued gratitude towards these generous donors! It’s fun to see the pride in the students’ […]

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Are You the Parent of a Toddler?

Today we’re sharing a resource on raising toddlers that is especially helpful as you continue to build your […]

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Thank you to the Following…

We’d like to thank the following supporters who have donated during the first week of our Annual Giving […]

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Thank You!

  Our Annual Giving campaign has been going strong for one week already.  To date, we’ve received just […]

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The Beauty of a Mixed Age Classroom

We are constantly looking for ways to share why we love our classrooms and the Montessori method.  Many times, […]

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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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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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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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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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