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Book Review: What Does Peace Feel Like?

Book Review: What Does Peace Feel Like?

by V. Radunsky & children around the world Radunsky asked questions about peace to children around the world ranging in age from eight to ten years old. The questions start with, “Did you ever close your eyes and try to imagine peace?” Then, on each page of the book, there is a question about peace. […]

Book Review: Always Remember

Book Review: Always Remember

Text by Cece MengIllustrated by Jago Young children think about the events of life in an uncomplicated, concrete way. Author, Cece Meng, has written Always Remember, a story about an old turtle’s passing that celebrates the turtle’s life. It is a reminder that each creature’s life is meaningful to the ones left behind. It is […]

Book Review: Raising Lions

Book Review: Raising Lions

aving worked with a Montessori school for about a year, I knew that there were some challenging children in one of the early childhood classes. I spent time on a previous visit observing this class, offering bits of advice to a very experienced teacher, who already knew all the old tricks. Perhaps, my biggest objective […]

What’s Nutrition Got to Do With It?

What’s Nutrition Got to Do With It?

he Center for Disease Control (CDC) defines “Social Determinants of Health” as: “Conditions in the places where people live, learn, work, and play that affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes.” These conditions are known as social determinants of health (SDOH). Logic dictates that people who live below the poverty level face many […]

Introducing a Second Language to 3-6 Year Olds in Montessori

Introducing a Second Language to 3-6 Year Olds in Montessori

s parents, we become familiar with the quintessential milestones in a child’s life—those special moments when a normally developing child takes his or her first step, eats solid food for the first time, or says his or her first word. We anticipate these moments, celebrate them, and wait for other milestones to unfold. We share […]