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Maintaining Teachers’ Enthusiasm: Why Parents Should Help Their Children

Montessori guides are highly skilled and trained professionals, so why do many parents ask: “Why do they need to attend conferences?” After all, it’s an inconvenience for the parent if the school has to be closed down to allow for travel and participation.  There are several compelling reasons for parents to encourage and support teachers […]

Fun Science Experiments You Can Do With Your Child

Dr. Ann Epstein, one of the presenters at The Montessori Foundation’s 2017 Annual Conference, demonstrated a variety of science experiments that are sure to pique a young learner’s curiosity while having some great fun at the same time. Most of the items used in these experiments are readily available, don’t take much time to do, […]

Little Children + Herb Garden Activities = Big Nature Connections

Little Children + Herb Garden Activities = Big Nature Connections

xperiential learning is amazing at any age, but watching young children sensorially explore the herb garden is like tapping into pure wonder. Children approach the herbs with curiosity, the way only a beginner can. It is a gift to share these first experiences, especially when tasting is involved, since oral exploration is inherent in the […]

The Definitive List of Best Silent Auction Items

The Definitive List of Best Silent Auction Items

ur thanks to Zach Hagopian and our friends at Accelevents for permission to share this list. Accelevents is a company that offers online software to handle silent auctions and raffles. HTTP://WWW.ACCELEVENTS.COM So you’ve decided to use a silent auction at your fundraiser. You may have even identified a MOBILE FUNDRAISING platform to expand your reach […]