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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 […]

Dear Cathie: Montessori For The Kindergarten Year

Dear Cathie: Montessori For The Kindergarten Year

Dear Cathie, How important is it to keep my child in the Montessori class through the kindergarten year? After all, she will have to transition to her neighborhood school at some point. Isn’t it best that she do it when all of the children are entering the local elementary school? If we don’t transition at […]

Sacred Geometry

Sacred Geometry

It was Plato who said, Geometry is the experience of the eternally existent. The study of the ‘One’ is among those that lead the mind on and turn it to the vision of reality.” This is the basis of the sacred work of geometry. It is the study of the universe, the world...
Traveling with Young Children

Traveling with Young Children

Yay! It’s time to visit friends and relatives for the holidays! The thing is, though, that you’ve got young children, and a plane flight looms on the horizon. The only thing worse than sitting in front of a fussy child on a plane is the parent who is trying so hard...