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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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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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Author Spotlight: Mo Willems

Mo Willems: you either already know and love this author, or you know and love this author’s work […]

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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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Montessori Basics: What is Grace and Courtesy?

If you are just beginning to learn about Montessori education, you’ve probably heard the phrase grace and courtesy.  […]

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A Peek Inside a Montessori Classroom

“Inside Montessori” is releasing a full-length documentary later this year, which will spotlight several Montessori schools across the […]

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A Review of Your Favorites…

These are a few of the most-read blog posts from the last 6 months.  Which one do you […]

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Large Class Sizes: How Do Our Teachers Manage?

How Can Montessori Teachers Meet The Needs Of So Many Different Children? by Tim Seldin President of the […]

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Milestones at Wheaton Montessori School

From Ms. Rebecca Lingo  When my sister and I first opened the doors at Wheaton Montessori School, we […]

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Foundations of Respectful Relationships

In an authentic Montessori mixed-aged classroom, students will spend several years with the same core group of students.  […]

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An Emphasis on Self-Advocacy

One of the biggest areas of focus at Wheaton Montessori School is that of self-advocacy in our students, […]

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What School Could Be, Should Be, and Almost Never Is.

We shared this TedTalk video last week on our Facebook page.  It’s so worth watching that we’re sharing […]

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Math: Understanding WHY, Not Just HOW

How many of us remember getting THROUGH certain subject in school, but not necessarily understanding the concepts?  Or […]

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Thank You for the Oxygen, Plankton!

Or, “Things Montessori Kids Say…” While doing a project that combined plankton and evolution, a Jr. High student […]

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