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WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

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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Raising an Adult

Dr. Montessori valued children, not just for their roles in play and childlike activities. Dr. Montessori valued the […]

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Montessori at Home: The Secrets to Successful Toy Rotation

Have you ever walked into your child’s bedroom or playroom, taken a look at the state of affairs, […]

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Montessori: Not Just for Children

Montessori is a method of education that was created with children’s development in mind.  Educators honor each individual […]

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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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Kindling the Flame

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

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Independence and the Montessori Child

“Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.” -Maria Montessori   Independence […]

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My child is a picky eater!

Children, especially young children, can control three things: sleeping, eating, and going to the restroom.   Parents worry […]

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Alternative Praise – What to say instead of “Good Job!”

Providing Praise: What to Say Instead of “Good Job!”   “Good job!”  Many parents might find themselves saying […]

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How To Accept a Gift, According to Preschoolers

Grace and Courtesy lessons are a daily part of your child’s life at Wheaton Montessori School.  It may […]

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Your Child Might Be Ready to Start School, Even if You’re Not…

How do I know if my child is ready to start school?   As parents, we’re never quite […]

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Audiobooks: Listening is Reading, Too!

Listening is Reading, Too! I will confess, I am one of those people who does not enjoy listening […]

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The Question Every Parent Asks…

“What can we do to support what is happening at school?”   During parent-teacher conferences, orientations, and parent […]

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Welcoming Our Friends Back to School

Preparing for Returning Students Especially during Staff Week, the needs of our community are at the forefront of […]

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Discussion: Engaging Reluctant and Early Readers

CommuniTEA Discussion on Engaging Reluctant Readers   The Wheaton Montessori School’s “CommuniTEA” discussion series will continue on December […]

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