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IMC Logo for School Members

Current IMC School Members in good standing may use the IMC School Logo on their literature and website. To avoid misunderstanding, the IMC  Logo may not be used in any way to promote a Montessori teacher education program, or on certificates and diplomas, unless the...
Parenting Toward Anti-Racism Continued

Parenting Toward Anti-Racism Continued

In the initial session – “Parenting Toward Anti-Racism” – we explored how parents can support their children in being anti-racist. During this session Dr. Wise is here again to continue our conversation and focus on the inner work that adults must do. Find out how knowledge of US history since the 16 hundreds, understanding of […]

Parenting Toward Anti-Racism Continued

Mom, I Made My Own Lunch!

Summer break is a great time to help children learn to make their own lunches. Christine will walk you through a “lesson” on teaching your child to prepare her/his own lunch for school. She will also offer ideas for setting up your kitchen “environment” so your child can be independent, for helping your child plan […]

What do Montessori children do in all day Montessori programs?

hat do Montessori children do all day? Simple. They do what they feel like doing, within the same reasonable limits that define the culture of the classrooms in the morning. When they are hungry, they eat. When tired, they sleep. They may read, write, paint or draw. They may work in the garden, watch the […]

Ribbon & Straws Help Montessori Students Build Teamwork & Biome Pyramids

Ribbon & Straws Help Montessori Students Build Teamwork & Biome Pyramids

Abstract At Indian Harbour Montessori, the study of ecosystems through the construction of Biome Pyramids offers learners many opportunities in the upper elementary Montessori classroom by connecting teamwork, organization, research, science, geography, art, geometry, hands-on building, computer skills, and public speaking. Working in teams, our students select a biome anywhere in the world. They research […]

Listening from the Heart

This insightful webinar offers leaders the unique opportunity to reflect on their ways of communicating for greater authenticity and open-mindedness. Based on new research, we will explore strategies for the development of the intelligence of the heart that increases meaningfulness with and acceptance of others. Examining how our thoughts can become obstacles to peace, we will learn […]

Webcast: How to Emancipate Yourself From the Drudgery of School Management Busy-Work

Webcast: How to Emancipate Yourself From the Drudgery of School Management Busy-Work

In this webinar, Jono Landon from Hubbli, focused on strategic ways of using school management technology to substantially reduce office paperwork and free up hours from the drudgery of the daily, remedial, school office busy-work. He also talked about a manageable, and incremental approach for transitioning a school from old-school management processes to the most […]

Screening Out: Bringing Children Back from Virtual Worlds

Introduction Another great article—thanks to Community Playthings! Often in Montessori schools, parents ask, “Why don’t you have computers or other technology in the early childhood classrooms?” or “Why isn’t there more technology in the elementary classrooms?” In this article, the author talks about “white space.” We understand the value of white space. We understand that […]

Montessori and Advocacy

ost of us are so busy ‘doing’ Montessori that it feels impossible to ‘support’ Montessori. Unless our classroom, or our school, is directly and significantly impacted by a regulation or policy, we figure we can make the best of it and just get by. We make compromises, we adjust, we believe there is nothing to […]

Montessori, Alzheimer’s, and Mom: (Rationale) Everything Happens For A Reason …

y parents were married for 58 years when mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. My parents would repeatedly say that they had done it all: “Better, worse, richer, poorer sickness and in health.” Mom had a stroke and, during the follow-up doctor appointments, it was discovered she had Alzheimer’s. During this time period, she was in […]

Do’s and Don’ts to Handle Picky Eating

Picky eating involves a variety of behaviors. Here are some tips for helping your child develop a more tolerant attitude toward food. DO Serve age-appropriate portions. Give toddlers portions that are one-fourth to one-third the size of adult portions. A toddler faced with both a plateful of food and a parent who expects him to […]

Montessori Grandparenting: Papier-Mâché Projects

From Wikipedia: (UK: /ˌpæpi.eɪ ˈmæʃeɪ/, US: /ˌpeɪpər məˈʃeɪ/; French: [papje mɑʃe], literally “chewed paper”) is a composite material consisting of paper pieces or pulp, sometimes reinforced with textiles, bound with an adhesive, such as glue, starch, or wallpaper paste. emembering back to when I was a school-aged girl (you know, when dinosaurs roamed the earth), […]