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Making Agreements with Older Children

Making Agreements with Older Children

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.” […]

Learning From Nature: A Real Life Testimonial

Learning From Nature: A Real Life Testimonial

rowing up in a one-room schoolhouse in the Australian outback, the world of Montessori and modern education seemed a distant idea. But today, after I have had many years of experience and a strong philosophical and practical education ethic. I grew up closer to Montessori than I knew. In thinking about my meager educational beginnings, […]

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 […]

Montessori Through High School: A Dad’s Perspective

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.

Montessori Through High School: A Dad’s Perspective

Thoughts on Your Child’s Living Space

As your child grows and changes what kind of space does your child need? We will think through together ideas for making your child’s living space meet her developmental needs and how to involve your child in creating it.

Montessori Through High School: A Dad’s Perspective

What to Say Instead of “Be Careful”

So many adults are always telling children to, “Be careful.” What message are children getting about the world? Lorna has some ideas about the message and how to change that message into more empowering thoughts and build problem-solving skills.

Montessori Through High School: A Dad’s Perspective

January Calm: The Comfort of Routine and Consistency

There is a wonderful phenomenon that happens when children come back to school after the winter break. It is the great pleasure of being back in the routine of everyday living which allows children to focus and move forward in their growth. Christine will share some of her observations of the classroom at the Primary […]

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Montessori Through High School: A Dad’s Perspective

How Do You Get Your Child to Read Books?

You’ve probably seen the cartoon with two parents and their two children sitting on a park bench together. One parent and her child have phones in their hands and the other parent and his child have books in their hands. The question from the parent with the phone is, How do you get your child […]