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Montessori Principles in the Workplace?

Very often, we hear parents discuss how much they love Montessori principles – for their young children.  We […]

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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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Where Art and Nature Meet: Elementary Camp Week One

This week in our Elementary Camp, the focus is on the intersection between Nature and Art.  On Tuesday, […]

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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 Mother’s Thoughts on 9th Grade

Staying for the Entire Adolescent Program After the 13 years (and counting!) that my kids have been at […]

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Booklist: Chapter Books!

Whether your four or five-year-old is ready for some longer read-alouds at bedtime, or your elementary-aged child has […]

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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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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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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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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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Teaching a Global Perspective Even from a very young age, Montessori children are taught geography through the lens […]

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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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5 Ways Montessori Appeals to the Senses

Learning with all our senses involved allows us to have a fuller, richer experience.  Montessori classrooms strive to […]

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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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Look for the Helpers

Like you, we were horrified listening to the news this morning and learning about the mosque shootings in […]

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