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Book List: Cultivating Resilience

We love books, and we know your children do, too. That’s why each month we’re bringing you a fresh list of ten titles that center on different themes. This month we’re thinking about resilience. Teaching our children to stick with it when a task seems challenging is a...

Helping Children Deal With Fear

Every child feels fear from time to time. Whether it’s about the monster under the bed or thinking about a scary story a friend told them, it can be tricky as a parent to know how to help our children through those moments. This week we share our thoughts on fear and...

Montessori Basics: Cosmic Work

Last week we shared an article about Montessori’s elementary curriculum: coined cosmic education. This week we dive a bit deeper to share an interesting concept Dr. Montessori wrote about and considered when developing her work for elementary children. A definition...

Montessori Basics: Cosmic Education

When Dr. Montessori began developing the elementary curriculum, she knew it had to be vastly different from the work of younger children. Not only were the academic skills to be more challenging, but the manner in which content was to be delivered shouldn’t be the...

Everyone Should Learn Math the Montessori Way

In school, I was OK in math and even (somewhat) enjoyed it; yet, I didn’t have any interest in taking anything more than the required classes in high school and when I did complicated operations I HAD to write out every single step or else I would get confused.  There...
Practical life

Practical life

What is Practical Life Practical: means basic, useful, purposeful Life: means the way of living. Practical life Exercises are just that, they are Exercises so the child can learn how to do living activities in a purposeful way. Meaning and Purpose of Practical Life...
Intro to Montessori

Intro to Montessori

An Introduction to the Montessori Classroom for New Montessori Parents • Circle time – These are daily gatherings of the whole Montessori class and occur at the beginning and end of the day as well as at transition times. Circle may include: calendar, singing,...
Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

    Hola! We would like to welcome back all of our returning children and families and extend a warm welcome to all of our new children and families. August is always a time of excitement, yet with that comes anxiety and nervousness for many children. We...
On Time!

On Time!

Original article can be found here. Imagine that you have just entered a special event. Everyone is already there and has begun to eat their meals, having already had time to hang their coats, get a drink, find their table and get to know the people next to you and...
Florida Trends

Florida Trends

Business and political decision-makers look to Florida Trend to learn what’s happening throughout the state, but even more to understand it. Florida is home to 20 metro areas (three of the nation’s largest) — each with its own interests, character and...