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Teaching Kindness and Respect in a Montessori Classroom

By: Connie ParkerBeing a part of a Montessori classroom is more than just academics, there is a social aspect to the classroom that is just as important. Children in a Montessori classroom learn to be a part of a community, where getting…
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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…

Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten Socially?

By Kristi OckulyAs a Montessori school 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,…
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Mindfulness in a Montessori Environment

by Andrea BeierThere is no doubt that almost everyone has heard of the term "mindfulness" in the last few years.  It seems there has been quite an explosion of interest in the concept; complete with varying definitions of what mindfulness…
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Developing the Whole Child in Montessori Preschool

At a Montessori preschool, the primary focus is on developing a well-rounded individual. Montessori educators aim their attention at developing what is called the “whole child,” meaning physical, social, emotional, and cognitive aspects.…