Entries by One World Montessori

Just Breathe

“Your blood keeps pumping because, like, you’re really mad. And you start to get sweaty because you’re getting really, really mad. And then when you start getting really mad, you turn red.” Entirely un-scripted, this video was filmed on a Saturday afternoon with students of Citizens of the World Charter School in Mar Vista, California, […]

Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn

When students use their bodies in the learning process, it can have a big effect, even if it seems silly or unconnected to the learning goal at hand. Researchers have found that when students use their bodies while doing mathematical storytelling (like with word problems, for example), it changes the way they think about math. […]

AMS Distinguished Dissertation of the Year

We are so pleased to announce that our very own Rebecca Keith has received the Distinguished Dissertation of the Year award from the American Montessori Society for her doctoral dissertation. This is an incredible achievement and honor. Rebecca will be presenting her dissertation at the annual AMS conference in Philadelphia in March. Congratulations Rebecca!

Nutritional Coach for Foxworthy Primary

We recently partnered with nutritional coach Dana Yeats, who will be consulting with our Foxworthy Primary staff about our snack program.  Dana will be providing the school with recipes for whole food snacks that not only satisfy but promote and provide balanced blood sugar throughout the day. When children are nutritionally balanced, they are calmer, […]

Talk Less, Listen More

[An article written by Maren Schmidt and published on http://www.kidstalknews.com/] When I asked one of my elementary students what he didn’t like about his life he told me that it was when people started to sound like blah-blah-blah. Too often our good intentions of telling our children what to do, how to do it, where to […]

Learning to Set Goals

Is goal setting an adult-oriented skill set? Or can we teach our children how to properly formulate goals and the strategic and tactical steps to achieve them? Here is an interesting article on the subject:  http://www.kidstalknews.com/2012/12/learning-to-set-goals.html