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Pychological Evaluations: What does it all mean?

Pychological Evaluations: What does it all mean?

was recently asked to do a psychological evaluation for a child at a Montessori school. Many believe that it is incongruent for one to get testing while going to a Montessori school. After all, the myth is that Montessori schools have no curriculum and don’t even require tests in their school. But, this is actually […]

Homework and the Montessori Way

Homework and the Montessori Way

  ll of the usual arguments that parents and mainstream teachers use to justify homework miss the point. Homework does not teach children responsibility, time-management skills, self-discipline, or more of what they should be learning during the day. What it teaches is how to put up with a job that they dislike. Far too many […]

First-Time Grandparenting

First-Time Grandparenting

his past year several of my Montessori colleagues and friends became first- time grandparents. What a special gift they have all received. As Montessori guides, administrators, and practitioners what a gift they bring to the table. Because Montessori taught us all to be keen observers and to not rush in and “do” for children when […]

Helping Your Children Develop Executive-Functioning Skills

A caring family life and an environment rich in activities, offers everything a child needs to develop higher-level brain processes. n essence, the brain’s executive functions allow us to plan, organize, and complete tasks. Montessori would not have recognized the term, yet most of her activities are tailor-made for these higher-brain processes. Infants as young […]

First-Time Grandparenting

How, What, and Why We Say What We Say

ongratulations, your grandchildren attend a Montessori school. And now, by virtue of association, you are part of a global community. A whole new set of guidelines, terms and ways to act around your grandchildren have been introduced, which, can be very confusing if you are not Montessori trained. It’s not just a learning method; it […]

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