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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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Montessori Macarons?

In the Elementary classroom, students find new and tasty ways to delve deeper into areas of interest.  These […]

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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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Preparing a Healthy Snack

This young student brings the tray of supplies and necessary materials to his prepared work space.     […]

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A Family of Students

Our mixed-aged campus creates a family of students who support and care for one another.  Older children become […]

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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: FAQs Answered

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

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Seven Ways to Improve a Middle School Experience: WMS Responds

Ms. Lingo recently shared the article, “Seven Ways Parents and Educators Can Improve Kids’ Middle School Experience” by […]

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Preparation for 7th Grade at Wheaton Montessori School

From Dr. Bilezikian to our incoming 7th graders: Hello all.  I hope you’ve had a great summer so […]

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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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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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Meanwhile, at Wheaton Montessori School

Headline:  Surgery Students Losing Dexterity to Stitch Patients Meanwhile, at WMS:   From Mrs. Fortun: These were all […]

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Math Lessons: To the Bat Cave!

From Mrs. Mayhugh:    Many of us will have uttered, “When will I ever need to know this??” while […]

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