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Finding an Authentic Montessori School

Finding an Authentic Montessori School

Because accreditation has traditionally applied to high schools and colleges, very few Montessori schools are accredited. More recently, parents have begun to hear about accreditation at the childcare level by an organization known as the National Association for the...
How Do You Know When You Have Entered a Montessori School?

How Do You Know When You Have Entered a Montessori School?

have visited many schools over my years as a parent, educator, and CEO of CME|NY. There are a few key clues that I look for to help me gauge how the school is doing on the Montessori spectrum. I’m happy to see Community Playthings™ furniture, the clean lines and clear maple wood create a natural […]

A Brief Summary of Urie Bronfenbrenner’s  Theory on Child Development &  the Impact of Parent Involvement

A Brief Summary of Urie Bronfenbrenner’s Theory on Child Development & the Impact of Parent Involvement

s many of us have already figured out, children do not exist in their own tiny bubble unaffected by family, peers, teachers and community culture. In fact it is quite the opposite. We understand that our children and students are greatly impacted by the world around them. The well-known human development psychologist Urie Bronfenbrenner outlined […]