from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Bake sales, special events, art auctions, annual funds, capital campaigns, endowments… It sometimes seems like the nonprofits in our lives are constantly asking us to give. Even if your children attend a local public or charter school, it’s likely that fundraising through the […]
The October 2020 issue of Tomorrow’s Child contains a plethora of helpful articles. It explores why small schools work, celebrates Maria Montessori’s 150th birthday, and explains the Montessori method in detail.
Editorial note: Lorna McGrath is the Montessori Foundation’s Montessori Family Alliance Director. We asked her to compile a list of her favorite books, by age grouping for parents to read with their children, have their children read for themselves, and for parents to enjoy. Some libraries may have a selection available in digital format. Happy […]
A helpful worksheet to help you help your children feel a sense of purpose at home provided by Christine Lowry, M.Ed. Daily ResponsibilitiesFor ages 2 and up Make your bed Put your dirty clothes in the hamper or laundry room Put shoes away Put your personal items away—toys, books, self-care items, etc. Get dressed Wash […]
Dear Grandparents; ot being able to visit in person with my grandchildren has been about the most difficult part of the stay- at-home directive most of us are under. And even if you live near your grandchildren the CDC is not advising our generation to have physical contact with our young ones. I think most […]
Editor’s Note: If we had a dollar for every time a skeptical parent has questioned the amount of time their young Montessori child spends washing tables …In 2007, Robin Howe (now Robin Howe, EdD) was just starting out his his career as a Montessori teacher at a charter school in Florida. This article originally appeared […]