Category: Preschool

WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL NEWS

Handmade Holidays

Handmade Holiday Gifts that Foster Practical Life Skills Sewing has been a big part of our Primary classrooms […]

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Geometry Meets Art

Elementary Geometry Lessons Build Upon Experiences in Primary   Several Early Elementary students borrowed primary material for superimposed […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Preparing a Healthy Snack

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

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International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace is September 21st.  At Wheaton Montessori School, “Education for Peace” is a mainstay of […]

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For Parents: A Pizza Lunch Primer

From Mrs. Penney, WMS Parent and Elementary Classroom Assistant (Emeritus)    Pizza Lunch Primer   Next Thursday, our […]

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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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A Vocabulary Lesson Is So Much More

  What began as an individual lesson for Elizabeth, a new Primary student in Mrs. Berdick’s class, quickly […]

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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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Two Moveable Alphabets, 3 Rugs, 36 Words.

  Team work between classmates is a beautiful thing!  

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Math in the Primary Classroom: Ten Squared

  At Parent Discovery Nights and during tours, parents are consistently amazed at the math that students are […]

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