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  1. Practical Life in the Toddler Years

    Practical life is the heart of any Montessori Toddler Classroom and plays a major role in the development of children for years to come.  Practical life offers several major benefits to the child: the acquisition of a practical skill, the development of focused attention, and preparation for writing and reading. The acquisition of a practical… Continue Reading »
  2. October Blog – Toddler 2

    New life brings us hope and joy. As parents we have so many dreams for the new addition to our family. Dr. Maria Montessori has talked about the newborn child and how a newborn should be treated by the adult to facilitate her psychic and physical development. Following are the suggestions taken from Secret of… Continue Reading »
  3. Unplug and Get Out!

    By: Bethany Hill Upper Elementary Teacher   Pause, sit down, and think about your childhood.  What comes to mind?  Do you think about playing with your friends outside?  Riding your bike or building forts for hours?  Enjoying board games with your family?  Now, compare those images to what life is like today.  What differences do… Continue Reading »