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Sensitive Periods

This article is the second in a series called Montessori Essentials, which aims to cover key concepts of the Montessori philosophy. These are the cornerstones of Montessori’s educational approach and concept of human development. Click the tag to explore the entire series!

Starting School

Beginning school attendance is a big milestone for children – and sometimes even more so for their parents. Just like any other big transition, realistic expectations and good preparation make all the difference in meeting this important challenge.

Mixing It Up

A Montessori classroom is usually home to a three-year span of ages: children from three to six years in the Casa, six to nine years old in Lower Elementary, nine through twelve in Upper Elementary. Why is that?

Moving Through Fall and Winter

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy… when all of your child’s energy can be spent running around the playground. How to get all of that all-important movement, however, when it’s dark and cold by the time school lets out?

The Absorbent Mind

This article is the first in a series called Montessori Essentials, which aims to cover key concepts of the Montessori philosophy. These are the cornerstones of Montessori’s educational approach and concept of human development. Click the tag (or click right here!) to explore the entire series! When you first begin to explore the wondrous world of...

Unconditional love

I have been thinking about “an unconditional love” for our children for couple of weeks now. I have been thinking about the fact that not only young children, but also grown ups sometimes encounter some form of rejection of love from their parents, simply because they do not meet their parents expectations or goals. (The son has...