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I’ve Got 5 Minutes. Explain Montessori To Me.

(another good article, had to share!) By Aubrey Hargis As Montessori teachers and parents… 1. We follow the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952). She was a medical doctor, a teacher, a philosopher, and an anthropologist. Her progressive view of children was way

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7 Key Phrases Montessori Teachers Use and Why We Should Use Them, Too

(I cannot take any credit for these suggestions, but loved these and had to share! – Reena) by Christina Clemer Montessori can be hard to sum up in just a few words—it is a philosophy on education and child development that

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Montessori in the Home

  It was lovely to have had a few folks make it for the morning presentation of Montessori in the Home this week!  If you missed it, I’ll be presenting again in the evening, on Tues., Oct. 10th at 5:30pm.

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Little Children and Big Feelings

This is always one of my favorite times of year at NNM. I love getting to know the new children and families, as well as seeing the returning children and how excited they are to be one year older in

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A Few Appreciated Resources…

I wanted to share a video and a few articles that I’ve really appreciated.  The below video is one that I’ve shared in the past, but it’s worth re-posting because it’s so well done (only 5 minutes long) and gives

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Tuning In To Our Children

It’s hard to believe there’s only one month of school left until summer break!  It’s been such a joy to see the growth of the children over this past school year! The 3rd-years in the classes have been visiting 6-9,

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Parenting Tips and Resources

For several years each spring, we were fortunate to have Krista Keintz (a behavior specialist with Montessori training) offer a parent workshops series.  Unfortunately, this year she was unable to offer this course, but a big (yet simple) take-away for

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The Balancing Act of Parenting

  I had the privilege of hearing Julie Lythcott-Haims speak last year (above TED Talk), and appreciated reading her book, How To Raise An Adult.  Her messages resonate with much of our work as Montessorians: we need to teach our children

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