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WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

“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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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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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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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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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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CommuniTEA Recap: FAQs about Travel

Mrs. Mayhugh recently hosted a CommuniTEA, a monthly event in which teachers and staff present a topic for […]

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Ranking Friends

Have you heard your child ranking friends lately? Or do you remember ranking friends when you were a […]

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CommuniTEA Recap: Celebration FAQs Answered

Mrs. Mayhugh recently hosted a CommuniTEA, a monthly event in which teachers and staff present a topic for […]

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Montessori Basics: A Brief History

Have you ever wondered how Montessori got its start?  You likely know the educational model is named after […]

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CommuniTEA Recap: FAQs Answered

Mrs. Mayhugh recently hosted a CommuniTEA, a monthly event in which teachers and staff present a topic for […]

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Fall Family Fun

Today marks the fall equinox, one of two days during the year in which both the northern and […]

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7 Ways to Encourage Independence

You probably know that encouraging independence is a hallmark of Montessori education and parenting.  The best way to […]

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A New Challenge

The Pink Tower is one of the iconic Montessori lessons; it’s one of the first lessons tackled by […]

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We Need You! How to Support the Work of Your Child

We have the first week “in the books!” A fresh new school year comes with lots of excitement, […]

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The Great Lessons Are Pretty Great

… But you don’t have to take our word for it!  Take it from Gavin, a new Elementary […]

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