Entries by One World Montessori

How to Foster Empathy in Children

Research shows that we are each born with a given number of neurons that participate in an empathetic response. But early life experience shapes how we act on it. Take a look at this New York Times article about fostering empathy in children: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/10/well/live/how-to-foster-empathy-in-children.html

“Virtual Autism” May Explain Explosive Rise in ASD Diagnoses

Some children who have been diagnosed with autism or autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) could dramatically benefit from not being exposed to electronic screens. New clinical case studies have found that many young children who spend too much screen time—on TV’s, video games, tablets and computers—have symptoms labeled as “autism.”1 When parents take away the screens […]

Lunar New Year Celebration

Last week, our Primary children celebrated Lunar New Year. Many wore red or traditional costumes as a part of the celebration. The children also cooked dumplings, colored masks and had their faces painted in the manner of Chinese opera performers. The children at the Foxworthy campus heard the story of the Nian Dragon, and why […]