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Book Review:  Finish Strong

Book Review: Finish Strong

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Finish Strong: Seven Marathons, Seven Continents, Seven Days Written by Dave McGillivray with Nancy Feehrerllustrated by Shululu This book is categorized as a children’s non-fiction, biography for ages 7-10 years old. I think many children as young as five years old would enjoy […]

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Weaving the Tapestry

Weaving the Tapestry

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation A Perspective on Integration in the Elementary Curriculum Montessori guides everywhere are trying their best to continue to offer a rich and dynamic curriculum within each of their schools and classroom communities during this very challenging school year. Let’s honor their best efforts, […]

How can I help my child develop entrepreneurial skills?

How can I help my child develop entrepreneurial skills?

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Parents can still encourage young entrepreneurs, even while facing ongoing career changes and challenges. You’re dealing with a lot right now, as a parent. Handling changes with your job, finances, and your children’s school routines are just some of the things on your […]

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Book Review:  The Earth | The Stars | The Sun | The Moon

Book Review: The Earth | The Stars | The Sun | The Moon

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Picture Book Science Series: The Earth, The Stars, The Sun, The Moon Written by Laura Perdewllustrated by Li Hui This series seems like it would be suited to and appeal to lower elementary students. There is quite a bit of text for students […]

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Book Review: Seeds and Trees

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Seeds and Trees Written by Brandon Waldenllustrated by Kristen& Kevin Howdeshell I have to admit when I read the “Letter From the Author,” I became a little skeptical about whether or not this would be a well written book. Luckily, it turns out […]

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The Wonder of Woodworking

The Wonder of Woodworking

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.

Building a Great Relationship with Your Child

Building a Great Relationship with Your Child

s our infants grow into toddlers and do less nuzzling and more ‘NO-ing,’ how do we maintain a strong connection while setting the necessary limits? Can we keep the relationship close as our child starts daycare or preschool, and we teach her to problem-solve and navigate her own path? As our kids move into the […]

Parenting Toward Emotionally Healthy Families

Parenting Toward Anti-Racism

So many of you have asked, “How do we talk to our children about the social unrest in America? How do we support them as we navigate our way through so many feelings and questions? How and when do we talk to our children about race? Dr.Val Wise along with our other panelists begin to […]

Parenting Toward Emotionally Healthy Families

Parenting in Summer 2020: the Unique Joys and Challenges

The Summer of 2020 is unprecedented in our lifetimes. What does that mean for parents? How do we ensure a healthy level of safety in our children as they reintegrate without causing undue stress and anxiety? How do we stay calm when there is so much unknown? Join us to learn some of the answers […]

Parenting Toward Emotionally Healthy Families

Families that Play Together…Weather Tough Times Together

Join the Montessori Family Support Team to take a look at and share ideas about how families can play together! Sometimes when life is uncertain and there is daily stress about what is coming next, we begin to have questions that weigh us down. We forget to take time to simply enjoy our families and […]

Parenting Toward Emotionally Healthy Families

How to Help My Upset Child

Knowing how best to comfort an upset child is some times frustrating and confusing. What do I do, what do I say, how do I manage my own feelings of upset? Join us as we share tools and tips for supporting an upset child. We’ll share ideas for toddlers through adolescents as we explore this […]

Parenting Toward Emotionally Healthy Families

Help During Pandemic: GEMS & Family Meetings

Working at home. reduced or no income, children 24/7, pressure to keep children “learning,”and not enough sleep! How do we get our children to settle down and be independent? Lorna McGrath will share two very important strategies to get families back on track with each other and the new circumstances that we find ourselves in. […]

Parenting Toward Emotionally Healthy Families

Montessori Through High School: A Dad’s Perspective

It’s not often that we have the opportunity to hear from a dad on the webinar and on top of that – a dad whose daughter completed Montessori through high school. Please join Larry Schanker for insights and encouragement from dad about the value of Montessori through the high school years and beyond.