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Words + Movement = Reading

By: Connie ParkerWithin a Montessori classroom, movement is found everywhere. It has great importance in mental development, provided that the action which occurs is connected with the mental activity going on. Having purposeful movement…

Why Cursive is Still Important in Education

By Erin McFarlandIn our highly technical age, handwriting as a whole seems to be an antiquated concept in our education systems. How often do we handwrite things in our daily lives? Moreover, cursive writing seems to be an old-fashioned…

Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten Academically?

By Kristi OckulyAs a Montessori teacher for more than twenty years, and as a mother of five, I can attest to the fact that all parents wonder about the experience their young children will have in school. If they are in preschool, parents…
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Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten Emotionally?

By Kristi OckulyAs a Montessori teacher for more than twenty years, and as a mother of five, I can attest to the fact that all parents wonder about the experience their young children will have in school. If they are in preschool, parents…