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Virtual Relationship Building

Virtual Relationship Building

If it were not for virtual meetings, FaceTime, and the occasional video, I would not be able to interact with my children and grandchildren, who live in other states. It has literally been a year since I’ve been with them in person.

What Do I Do If My Child Doesn’t Like Her Teacher?

What Do I Do If My Child Doesn’t Like Her Teacher?

Especially since many schools have been forced online by Covid, we have received some letters from parents asking this question: What should we do if our child doesn’t like or bond with her teacher (in person or online)? In a normal year, our advice would typically be to first go to the teacher and try to have an honest conversation directly as adults.

Is Learning “Lost” When Kids Are Out of School?

Is Learning “Lost” When Kids Are Out of School?

Anguish and even anger are entirely appropriate reactions to the fact that Covid-19 infection rates are still too high in most areas to permit the safe reopening of schools. Not only do many of our kids miss their friends and the chance to make new ones, but school attendance is a prerequisite for millions of parents to go to work. Also, schools provide healthy meals, which matters in a country with appalling levels of poverty and hunger.

What? An Evaluation?

o one will ever know your child like you do, and you see aspects of your child that no teacher ever will, but the reverse is also true. Your child’s teacher sees aspects of your child that you may never get to see. Your child’s teacher sees him as he is learning to be part […]

Summertime Montessori Fun for the Whole Family

Summertime Montessori Fun for the Whole Family

ot all Montessori schools run summer programs, but with some careful planning, you can keep your children fully engaged in learning and maintaining skills without having to micromanage them. Over the years, we’ve gathered lots of ideas from lots of places. We’ll just list a few of them here with some guiding principles to keep […]