by Louise Seabrook Knisley The Montessori School of Anderson, SC has always had a strong emphasis on community service. We know that sending students out into the community to do service work provides unique learning opportunities. Students learn the joys of giving of themselves, the value of volunteerism, a sense of compassion, and a little […]
from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation What did you do today?” is the age-old question parents ask their children as they enter the house from school, but as we know, the answer is almost always, “Nothing!”Here are 50 life-changing questions that will give parents across the world a […]
from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation [Dropcap]A[Dropcap]fter the second of three children left for college, we began to experience the initial feelings that may come with the reality of being empty nesters. We still have one incredible teenager in the house, and she is very “easy on the adult.” […]
from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Montessorians are known for their jargon. We speak of red rods, didactic materials, auto-education and the like. However, there are three important aspects of Montessori that are seldom shared with parents. Those are Nebulae, Horme, and Mneme. To Dr. Montessori, and to those […]
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.