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. […]
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As parents and teachers we are concerned about doing the right things with our children. When our children go through difficult periods, we can spend nights tossing and turning about what can be the matter. As our tools can be friend or foe, depending on how we use them, it can be helpful if we […]
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!
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, […]
Many people are completely unaware of their ancestors and the lives they lived, yet these people almost certainly went a long way towards shaping our habits, traditions and values today. Ancestor Appreciation Day gives people a reminder to learn more about those who came before us. Building a more complete picture of your relatives and […]
[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 […]
How can we help our young children to learn how to care for themselves and about the others? Here’s an interesting read: http://www.kidstalknews.com/2012/11/learning-how-to-care.html
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
What’s so important about the third year in a Montessori program? How is it different from kindergarten? What’s best for my 5-year-old? Listen to an interesting recording with Maren Schmidt: http://InstantTeleseminar.com/?eventid=53485077
At Montessori we know that children learn by watching people perform tasks, instead of giving them chores. If we give them the necessary tools and enough amount of time, they will learn to do the task on their own. By repeating it again and again, the children will learn how to master it. Here’s another […]
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