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Where Are They Now: Montessori Graduate, Maya Wei-Haas

Where Are They Now: Montessori Graduate, Maya Wei-Haas

MONTESSORI FOUNDATION: Please tell us, at what age did you start attending Undercroft Montessori? WEI-HAAS: I started at Undercroft when I was around six years old. MONTESSORI FOUNDATION: How many years did you attend? WEI-HAAS: I stayed at Undercroft as long as I possibly could! I left in 1998 because, at the time, the Montessori […]

Classified: Infant/Toddler Teacher Posting

Lake Mary Montessori Academy 3551 W. Lake Mary Blvd. Lake Mary, Fl 32746 407-324-2304 www.lmma.net Infant/Toddler Teacher or Nanny Position Available: August 2019 Lake Mary Montessori Academy offers a unique learning setting for children ages 3-12. We are a fully accredited Montessori School and find joy in mentoring new teachers. Education Opportunities: We are seeking […]

Ayeyarwaddy International School (AIS) in Mandalay, Myanmar Seeking Teacher Trainer

Montessori Teacher Trainer needed at Ayeyarwaddy International School (AIS) in Mandalay, Myanmar. This position requires an experienced Montessori preschool teacher who can provide training to teachers new to the Montessori Method. Candidates should send CV and cover letter to Dr. Gary Robson at gary.robson@ais.edu.mm. Website: www.ais.edu.mm.

Montessori Grandparenting: Let’s Do An Experiment

Montessori Grandparenting: Let’s Do An Experiment

My very enthusiastic 6-year-old granddaughter, Aubrey, is very into experiments. She’s a Kindergarten student and her love of learning is made evident by her desire to try to learn new things outside her classroom. And, let’s face it, she knows I’m all in on anything she wants to try out when I’m there for a […]

Grandparenting: The Montessori Way

Grandparenting: The Montessori Way

I’m a Montessori grandparent who loves to create memories and traditions with my four granddaughters. I also love to share my love of art and history, while helping them make the connection to the larger picture. This summer, I was fortunate enough to spend a month with the girls. I decided to work on some […]

Grandparenting in the Elementary Years: Planting Seeds for Learning

Grandparenting in the Elementary Years: Planting Seeds for Learning

In this session, Margot Garfield-Anderson, grandparent extraordinaire, shares ways that she has been able to plant seeds of learning through projects and everyday activities. Also, she describes how easy and important it is to help in your grandchild’s classroom if you wish to. There are some really terrific ideas in this session!

Montessori at Home: The Adult Prepared Environment

Montessori at Home: The Adult Prepared Environment

Your child’s Montessori guide spends a tremendous amount of time planning and organizing the classroom. Modifications and adjustments are sometimes done daily, depending upon the need. When you step into a Montessori classroom you might be awestruck by the highly organized, simple beauty of the room. Here children are given some of their first lessons […]

The Story Behind the Scarves & Ties

The Story Behind the Scarves & Ties

The year 2017 marked the 25th anniversary of Tim Seldin and Joyce St. Giermaine founding the Montessori Foundation. We wanted to honor their work with a unique gift, a creation to express our profound appreciation for their tireless effort. And thus was born, the Seldin Men’s Tie and St. Giermaine Infinity Scarf. The design was […]

School’s Out, Now What?

School’s Out, Now What?

By the time you are reading this issue of Tomorrow’s Child magazine, schools in the US and elsewhere will be winding down for the year.  So what’s on tap for you this summer? Many of us have to work, even during the break, so that doesn’t always allow for lots of free time. Some schools […]

Confessions of a Sugar Addict: Keeping a Food Journal

Confessions of a Sugar Addict: Keeping a Food Journal

Those who know me know that I avoid, and advocate that children should avoid sugar. “If it were up to me, all meals would begin and end with dessert.” Yup, these were my words and sometimes, even today I have been known to utter them. I have always been addicted to sugar. My entire life […]

As We Send Ben Bogard On His Way

As We Send Ben Bogard On His Way

At the age of 18 months, Ben Bogard’s parents enrolled him into NewGate School here in Sarasota, Florida. And, thus, his journey began. This May, Ben graduates our lab school’s High School program! We’ve been able to observe as he has grown into a confident, capable, and intelligent young man. Ben has a full ride […]

Grandparenting in the Elementary Years: Planting Seeds for Learning

Grandparents in the Classroom

Have you ever had the urge to be part of your grandchild’s school experience in the classroom? Maybe you thought about it but didn’t think you had anything to offer or that you might not be welcomed to participate or just had no idea what you might do? Well, most Montessori teachers are happy to […]