MARCH 5, 2020 In thousands of classrooms around the world, as children work independently to solve math problems with beads and learn the alphabet with sandpaper letters, their activities can be traced back a century to Maria Montessori’s radical educational […]
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
This past Sunday I had the privilege of sitting in a serene gallery at the Newport Art Museum to see two of our 7th graders recognized for their writing. Isabel Blair and Delia Tanzi-Buchman were each awarded a Notable
Peaceful social transformation depends largely on leaders who are educated in the strategies and methods of Nonviolence. As Maria Montessori strongly believed, this starts with children.
I am thrilled to announce that Lacey Feeley, our Middle School Science & Occupations
Last week, the Middle School community took part in a unique opportunity. Teachers and students traveled to Inly Montessori School in Scituate, MA and attended the Montessori Inclusion Conference 2018 (MIC). MIC was a day-long conference for Montessori and other progressive […]