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MCDC and LHM First Week of Summer 2017

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What does that mean? A Glossary of Montessori Terms

When you join a Montessori community either as a parent or staff member you will probably begin hearing unfamiliar words and phrases. Here are a few to get you started.   Absorbent mind – From birth through approximately age 6, the young child experiences a period of intense mental activity that allows her to “absorb” […]

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Self-Discipline in a Montessori School

Ground rules protect the rights and liberty of each individual child and the harmony of the group as a whole. They promote the internalization of positive social behaviors and values including: self-control of impulses, consideration of others and a sense of responsibility for oneself, the welfare of the group and care of the learning tools […]

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American Montessori Society-Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics AMS requires that all member schools and affiliated teacher education programs agree to comply with the AMS Code of Ethics. AMS relies on self-compliance of this Code. In pledging to accept the Code of Ethics, heads of schools and program directors agree that the educators in their institutions will strive to conduct […]

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Developing Children’s Leadership Skills at School–A Montessori Perspective

By Wanda Whitehead, Head of School, Casa di Mir Montessori School Originally published in “Casa Connections” Jan-Feb. 2013 issue An article by Glenn Rifkin written for the magazine Briefings on Talent & Leadership grabbed me. He writes, “What do P. Diddy, Sergey Brin, and Peter Drucker have in common?” The answer: “When it comes to […]

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Trevor Eissler “How Do You Hug a Child Like This?

Montessori or traditional schools, which is for your child?

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Consider this During the Holiday Season

Since it is gift giving season I wanted to share something that has been weighing on my mind for a long time. I was inspired to write to you by Ms. Carolyn’s note to her parents last week and recent media stories on the topic. How do I say this without sounding preachy? I care […]

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Holiday Songs 2016

Here is the music so that you can practice with your child. Enjoy!

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