In this age of instantaneous worldwide media, news about a tragedy can be broadcast to faraway places immediately, and coverage can continue for days following an event. Whether something terrible has happened locally or somewhere far away, it can be difficult to know how to discuss these occurrences with your children, and how to help […]
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One World Montessori observes Gandhi’s birthday every year in the beginning of October. Gandhi’s practice of satyagraha had distinct influence on the development of Dr. Maria Montessori’s perspective on peace education and fostered the start of many Montessori schools for the lower caste systems in India.
One of the fundamental principles behind Maria Montessori’s educational theory is that the child needs to learn in a “prepared environment.” Order, simplicity, beauty and accessibility are fundamental to a prepared environment. This article by Maren Schmidt offers great suggestions on how to view your home from the child’s perspective and make the necessary changes to […]
We all know that there are life skills that even the best educational opportunities currently do not provide. We recommend that you read this article that lists 27 life skills that are crucial for children to learn before they reach adulthood so that they can become productive, responsible members of society. The article provides suggestions […]
At One World Montessori School, we join millions of people around the world every year in acknowledging the International Day of Peace. For the week leading up to the event, we decorate our school with origami cranes. The touching story of Sadako Sasaki explains why the crane has become a symbol of peace.
We wish to share this article by Leo Baubata, in which he discusses simple steps toward being a peaceful parent. Parents will always have stress: we not only have to deal with tantrums and scraped knees and refusing to eat anything you cook, but we worry about potential accidents, whether we are ruining our kids, […]
We are excited to announce our newly redesigned website, which now has the best seo strategies. By updating the site, we’ve been able to improve navigation; offer expanded parent resources, including educational videos and event photos; and provide additional information about our school to prospective parents.
One World Montessori has an ongoing commitment to being a sustainable school community. We have joined with regional and national organizations to help support our environmental responsibility, and we have benefitted from support and funding for our green efforts.
Earth Day is a special time for our Primary classes. Every April, we gather with parents and friends to remember our interrelatedness with all living things and to renew our commitment to stewardship and care for our planet, our home.
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