October 17, 2017

Your infant, newly proficient at crawling across the floor and seemingly intent on breaking speed records for infant scooting, stops in her tracks, fascinated by a speck of lint on the carpet that you can barely see. She stares intently at it, wiggles her tiny fingers...

October 17, 2017

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. Toileting can be a tool for independence learned as easil...

October 17, 2017

You'd be hard pressed to visit any Montessori school in the world and not find the Knobbed Cylinders on the shelf. From the first block that finds its way into the Toddler classrooms to the full complement of four cylinder blocks that the Early Childhood classrooms enj...

October 17, 2017

There are some parts of the Montessori classroom that seem to get all the attention: the beautiful Practical Life materials, the engaged constructions in the Sensorial area, the precise Math lessons or the carefully sequenced Language materials. But there's another are...

October 17, 2017

Look familiar? They should. The Number Rods follow almost the same initial presentation as the Red Rods, a perennial favorite in the Montessori classroom. While the Red Rods demonstrate the concept of length, the Number Rods use that same structure to introduce the chi...

October 16, 2017

Montessori Monday: Rolling a Rug As we move past the transitional first days of school and the rhythms of the school year begin to be established, we will begin

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