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A Montessori Research Initiative

Greetings Montessori Colleagues, One of the many challenges we face as Montessori educators is that of clearly communicating our message to parents in order to offer them an opportunity to understand and appreciate what we offer to children. With that in mind, AMI undertook a research initiative so that we might better understand what parents […]

Give A Gift, Get A Gift!

Give A Gift, Get A Gift!

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Montessori Foundation we designed beautiful infinity scarves and neckties that were introduced at our 21st Annual International Montessori Conference. The design was inspired and based on the Montessori Metal Inset work created by Anne Frank during her years in Montessori before she was imprisoned during World War II, […]

February Is Black History Month

February Is Black History Month

“Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.”   February is Black History Month: 13 Ways to CelebrateExplore exceptional African American achievements with these cross-curricular activities. The struggles and successes of many African American personalities, from civil rights leaders to children’s authors, are rich fodder for classroom discussions […]

Interview with David Rotberg: Montessori Child and Montessori Guide 

 MF:  David, I understand you attended a Montessori school as a child. Can you tell our readers where you attended school and from what ages you attended? D: I attended Montessori Center of Farmington Hills, MI. Now it is called Red Hill Montessori Academy. I attended the school from the ages of three until five. […]

Wikipedia on Entrepreneurs

Wikipedia on Entrepreneurs

nnovative entrepreneurs may be more likely to experience what psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi calls flow. “Flow” occurs when an individual forgets about the outside world due to being thoroughly engaged in a process or activity. Csikszentmihalyi suggested that breakthrough innovations tend to occur at the hands of individuals in that state. Other research has concluded that a strong internal motivation is […]

Montessori: Does It Work? What Research says About Montessori And Student Outcomes

Montessori: Does It Work? What Research says About Montessori And Student Outcomes

Editor’s Note: Our thanks to the National Center for Montessori In The Public Sector for sharing this brief summary of some of the growing body of research that directly or indirectly supports the effectiveness of the Montessori approach. Montessori parents know first-hand how this approach to education supports and nurtures children’s development in all areas: […]

Do You Have a Story To Tell?

Tomorrow’s Child Magazine is always looking for inspiring stories to share with readers. Has your school done an amazing charitable work, artwork, fund-raising, outdoor play scape building, interesting theatre production, had a great moving up ceremony? Did you capture it on video or take photos? Do you do something special with your schools’ grandparents? Hearing […]

Admissions Process Recommended Flow Chart / pdf

Sample Articles of Incorporation

It is common practice to divide the basic rules of an organization into two documents. The Articles of Incorporation typically defines the primary characteristics of the organization – its name and purpose and essential elements of the make-up of the board and its function. A second document, called the Bylaws, defines in somewhat greater detail the […]

How To Submit an Article for Tomorrow’s Child

How To Submit an Article for Tomorrow’s Child

e are grateful to all who wish to contribute an article or photo essay to share with the readers of Tomorrow’s Child magazine. Over the years, we’ve been asked many questions regarding format, length, usage, etc so we’ve put together this checklist to help the novice writer through the process. Articles should be submitted in […]

Webinar:  The Parenting Puzzle: Decoding Your Children’s Behavior

Webinar: The Parenting Puzzle: Decoding Your Children’s Behavior

The Parenting Puzzle is a new parenting course from The Montessori Foundation led by Lorna McGrath, Coordinator of The Montessori Family Alliance       This course is designed to help parents turn their homes into peaceful havens rather than battlefields. Based on years of working with children of all ages, Lorna provides by cultivating […]

Webinar:  Help! My kids are fighting!

Webinar: Help! My kids are fighting!

Kathryn Kvols, Kathy Leitch, and Tim Seldin. Duration 52 minutes. It starts with who gets to use the bathroom first, then it is someone looked at the other person the wrong way at the breakfast table! The arguing continues as they fight over who gets to lock the front door! For some parents, it feels […]