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IB Is Something I Never Expected I Would End Up Doing

IB Is Something I Never Expected I Would End Up Doing

by Madison Dodd, NewGate Student I have always pursued alternative education, whether that be through Montessori, Waldorf, or homeschool. Therefore, it was a shock to me to think that I would be involved in a program so widely recognized across all types of schools. I...
Experiential Learning at the Secondary Level: NewGate School

Experiential Learning at the Secondary Level: NewGate School

by Amy Kremer-Treibly, NewGate Secondary Guide, Master of Experiential Education ”Only practical work and experience lead the young to maturity.”  – MARIA MONTESSORI, THE ABSORBENT MIND In NewGate’s Montessori learning environment there are several...
Helping Children to Be Successful: Developing Grit

Helping Children to Be Successful: Developing Grit

by Rachel Buechler A little girl sits at the table with the Snap Dressing Frame. She has picked it up several times before today and quickly returned it to its stand after a short attempt. Today she picks it up and places it on the table. She tries the first snap; it...
Why Schools Fundraise

Why Schools Fundraise

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 […]

Helping Parents Help Themselves

Helping Parents Help Themselves

The Montessori Foundation, in cooperation with a collaborative set up in mid-March, of this year, is striving to help parents figure out ways to deal with the new reality of Covid 19. For many, you are working from home for the first time. How do you manage your time...