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  1. Potential Possibilities

    by Carrie O’Shea, Primary III parent It is true that we cannot make a genius. We can only give to each child the chance to fulfill his potential possibilities. –Maria Montessori   As the years pass and I grow in parental maturity (if there is such a thing), it seems I find more to love… Continue Reading »
  2. Education of the Senses

    by Ms. Becky Toddler Co-Lead Teacher A child does not learn because he is taught by a teacher.  A child learns because he wants to learn.  A teacher cannot will a child to learn.  What she can do is prepare an environment, which invites him to want to learn.  An environment that does this is… Continue Reading »
  3. The goal of early childhood…

    by Maria Ingram, Toddler I Parent Maria Montessori said “The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn.”  When I read this it made me think about some students I taught in high school who were completely lacking in curiosity.  When I asked students why they thought… Continue Reading »
  4. Art with Dr. Hequembourg

    It has been a pleasure working with the kindergarten, upper and lower elementary art students at MSH. The Montessori-method proves to encourage creative exploration and divergent thinking skills. This assertion has never been more apparent to me, than when facilitating the art classes here at MSH. Witnessing student’s degree of creative focus and aesthetic awareness… Continue Reading »
  5. Music

    I’m really pleased with the music classes at both campuses this year, both in how the groups are coming together to learn new things, and in what they are actually learning. Toddlers are delightfully involved and interested in their singing, movement activities, and instruments. They are participating and eager in every class, and are keeping… Continue Reading »