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 Montessori Foundation  International Montessori Council   Montessori Family AllianceThe mission of The Montessori Foundation is to inspire, nurture, and support the development of strong Montessori schools worldwide, with programs serving children from the infant and toddler level through high school. We work to advance Montessori education in the United States and abroad. The Foundation works with educational leaders, teachers, and school board members to promote the insights and...

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The confidence the school has gained by the knowledge gained in this course was evident at our latest parent meeting. We were able to answer the parents’ questions with more affirmation and I could see that our confidence gave them confidence in us. Interesting, I just took my first born child off to college this weekend.

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The Montessori Foundation   The International Montessori Council   The Montessori Family Alliance  The mission of The Montessori Foundation is to inspire, nurture, and support the development of strong Montessori schools worldwide. The Foundation works with educational leaders, teachers, and school board members to promote the groundbreaking insights and educational approach pioneered by Dr. Maria Montessori, the world-famous physician who pioneered modern brain research and...

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The confidence the school has gained by the knowledge gained in this course was evident at our latest parent meeting. We were able to answer the parents’ questions with more affirmation and I could see that our confidence gave them confidence in us. Interesting, I just took my first born child off to college this weekend.

Montessori Family Alliance

The Montessori Family Alliance (MFA) is an international network of Montessori parents, teachers, and friends of Montessori. Member benefits include our Montessori family magazine,Tomorrow’s Child, our parent resource library, blogs, practical tips for bringing Montessori home, weekly webcasts, discussion groups, our Montessori helpline, a private Facebook group, and parent education programs.  We have been a well-known trusted source of practical and reliable information, answers, and...

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Developing a Global Understanding

Montessori is an education centered around peace. How do we help students spend a lifetime, not only accepting and sharing peace, but also feeling secure in the idea that, what is ‘different’ from them and their understanding is interesting and exciting rather than weird or wrong? Communities that are different from their own community can be found next door, a few streets over, or countries or continents away. Finding comfort with even a few of the noticeable differences can help us take...

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Silence is a Gift

For more than a hundred years, children in Montessori schools have been practicing the Silence Game as part of their regular routine. Maria Montessori discovered that children experience great pleasure from the self-control that produces real silence. This is a silence that comes from within the child rather from the demands or rewards for silence that we often make of children. “At first when I had not yet understood the soul of the child, I thought of showing sweets and little toys to the...

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Gift-Giving Ideas

by Cheryl Allen Gifts should be a joy to give and receive, yet sometimes they can cause us stress. In Montessori, we consider how any item will help the child build themselves into the adult they are meant to be. To invite Montessori into your home and family, consider toys that encourage the child to think creatively and independently; toys that will last longer than the box; and realize that fewer toys that meet these criteria may be more engaging than an over-abundance of toys. We are...

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Tomorrow’s Child | November 2021

Tomorrow's Child The International Magazine for Montessori Families Table of Contents | November 2021 ISSUEProviding Peace in the Pandemic: The Montessori Approach to Living Well in Anxious Times by Laura Earls | Preparing the Early Childhood Learning Environment by Marie Conti & Marcy K. Krever| Grace & Courtesy: From Early Child to Beyond by Cheryl Allen |  Staying Neutral: How To Manage Siblings Fighting by Simone Davies | Silence Is a Gift by Lorna McGrath | Top 10 Ways to Show...

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Tomorrow’s Child | September 2021

Tomorrow's Child The International Magazine for Montessori Families Table of Contents | September 2021 ISSUEPractical Life for Grown-Ups by Scott Osborne | Encouraging Risk-Taking by Peter Pizzolongo | Grace & Courtesy: From Early Child to Beyond by Robin Howe | What You’ll See In A Great Montessori School by Julia Volkman | Meditations On Parenting a High Schooler by Christine Chapman | Top 10 Things Your Montessori Guide Hopes You Remember by Cheryl Allen | Helping Children With...

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