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Parenting Toward Gender Equality

Parenting Toward Gender Equality

During this session Scott Osborne and our Montessori Family Support Team will explore our roles as parents and teachers in creating gender equality or gender inequality, albeit consciously or unconsciously. We will begin to answer the question, “What can I do as a parent to help my children see people as individuals?”

Book Review:  Ashes to Asheville

Book Review: Ashes to Asheville

Ashes to Ashevilleby Sarah Dooley his is definitely a book for young adults and grown-ups as well. It’s a road-trip story that explores some very contemporary issues about the concept of ‘family’ and the many very real issues that resulted before laws were changed to acknowledge the rights of all families. When two young sisters […]

Book Review:  Sitti’s Secrets

Book Review: Sitti’s Secrets

By Naomi Shihab Nye
Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter itti’s Secrets is an older book that somehow just crossed my desk. I love it! Its contents are profound, heartwarming, and hopeful. The illustrations are lovely. It was published in 1997. Twenty years ago. Really? How could that be? This the story of a young girl who visits […]

Book Review:  Women in Science

Book Review: Women in Science

Women in ScienceWritten & illustrated
By Rachel Ignotofsky hese are two-page stories of women who were curious, inventive, smart, strong, and determined. They made their way in a field that has been thought of for centuries as a man’s field: Science. They contributed to our world in powerful ways. The illustrations are fascinating and detailed. I […]