Good Morning! Arriving at Quest each morning, children are greeted with a handshake and a “Good Morning” and walk to their classroom to greet their Lead Teacher and friends. They change into their indoor shoes, hang up jackets, and put […]
You probably know that encouraging independence is a hallmark of Montessori education and parenting young children. The best way to teach our children to do things for themselves is to create supportive structures in which they can gradually depend on […]
“We shall walk together on this path of life, for all things are part of the universe and are connected with each other to form one whole unity.” ― Maria Montessori As the school year draws to a close, the tremendous growth […]
“When the child goes out, it is the world itself that offers itself to him. Let us take the child out to show him real things instead of making objects which represent ideas and closing them up in cupboards.” – Dr. […]
“The exercises of practical life are formative activities, a work of adaptation to the environment. Such adaptation to the environment and efficient functioning therein is the very essence of a useful education.” Maria Montessori As parents are introduced to Quest, […]
Another installment in our Parent Education Series: Montessori Mornings with Nancy Rose. Last week Nancy discussed The Language of Encouragement and how subtle differences in communicating with your child can build confidence organically. Want to catch up on previous chats? View […]
The hand, guided by the intelligence, does a sort of work, carrying out the psychic will. It is as though the child, who previously has received the world through his intelligence, now takes it in his hands. – Maria Montessori
It must be October. Everywhere you turn, you see the word spirit. Local High Schools are celebrating Homecoming and hosting spirit days, Spirit Halloween has taken up residence in retailers everywhere and here at Quest, we devote an entire week to […]
For the last several weeks, Quest’s Primary and Lower Elementary classrooms have been immersed in the lifecycle of the great Monarch Butterfly. Each level has spent time observing, reading books, and creating art related to this amazing metamorphosis.
As we prepare for our Fall Open House, we love looking back at this amazing video created by our friends at Blueflash Photography. We create a student experience that builds independence and offers hands-on learning experiences at every level.