The word harmony is an important one for both the artist and the musician. In music, harmony is whenever two or more sounds happen at the same time. In art, it is when two or more colors or shapes exist […]
by Ella Procaccinti
In September of 2020, the sixth years took on an ambitious project to maintain the Quest community library. The goal was to create a library full of books that were up to date and diverse.
We all want our children to be be peaceful and accepting of others, and it is never too early to start teaching them to embrace diversity. Too often, we falsely imagine that young children do not notice what makes them
One of the many joyful aspects of a Montessori environment is food preparation. Learning how to prepare one’s own food is a critical life skill, and it has always been a part of Montessori learning. While toddlers learn to sit […]
Dr. Maria Montessori: You probably know her as the woman who created a unique method of educating children. You may know she was from Italy and was one of the nation’s first female physicians. What you may not know is
The final year of Primary, often referred to as the kindergarten year, is a very special year. Having spent two or three years in the environment, these children are now the leaders of the room. It is easy to identify […]
Many families of young children are turning to Montessori methods when it comes to parenting. One of the most common questions we hear from our community is, “What can I do at home that reflects my child’s Montessori classroom experience?” […]
Choosing the right school for our children is one of the most important decisions we make as parents. Investigating Montessori schools is a great first step as these schools strive to provide even the youngest children with the social, academic, […]
by Catherine McTamaney, Ed.D. Throw away the M&M’s! Or, at least hide them in the cabinet to enjoy. Helping your child to master the toilet doesn’t require candy, stickers and rewards. Children have a natural desire to care for their bodies. […]
Kindness, grace, and courtesy can fundamentally change every human interaction, yet these traits are rarely taught or practiced in school settings anymore.
Because modern day education now consists of students struggling to master information for a test, children are rarely