I am so glad you asked about Montessori elementary… Imagine the parts of the tree: roots, trunk, and branches. Each of these parts illustrates a different Montessori age grouping. The roots represent the fundamental principles that each child gains through his or her experience in the early childhood classroom: order, concentration, control, and independence. The […]
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The Montessori Lesson includes several key elements. I outline these elements below. As you can see, I always like to start with what is needed in order to prepare the work. Creating a foundation for bringing Montessori into your learning environment is key. In other words, preparing the environment must be done thoughtfully well before […]
Are you at the beginning of your Montessori journey? Did you read a blog/book that sparked your interest? Did you visit a school to discover more? A family member in another country attends Montessori? You heard Prince George did and googled it? Oh, wait, it was the headline about how all the wealthy & successful […]
You want to give your child a Montessori education but the cost is holding you back? You’re not alone, my friend. Montessori is expensive. There is no question about it. I know, nothing we didn’t already know, right? Still, it is a difficult thing to accept. How are we supposed to live and breath Montessori […]
Seeing the title makes me laugh. The Montessori method chose me and my family, not the other way around. That’s how Montessori feels to me. That’s how natural the philosophy works for our family and parenting style. Montessori is our soul mate so to speak. Why the Montessori Method Makes Sense I discovered the Montessori method […]
What is Montessori Kindergarten? One of the top questions I get from friends and parents is “Should I pull my child from an early childhood classroom to go into kindergarten?” There are a lot of reasons why parents feel pressure to make this decision. Private schools often fill their classes at Kindergarten, public school is […]