Choosing the right educational path for your child is a significant decision that lays the foundation for their future. Among the myriad of options available, Montessori education stands out as a holistic approach that fosters a child’s development in unique and impactful ways.
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It can be easy to buy into the marketing hype that our children need more stuff to stay busy during playtime. But when it comes to toys, scientific research is finding that less is so much more. While play is fundamental to child development, research shows the fewer toys children have, the more they actually […]
BOOK RECOMMENDATION: Positive Discipline by Jane Nelson Ed.D. Hey families! We hope your summer break is going awesome! If you’re looking to understand how to connect better as a parent and family, check out the book: Positive Discipline. During our last parent workshop, Jana Morgan Herman suggested this as her #1 book recommendation! It […]
Today we begin our next round of parent-teacher conferences. Let’s have a look at Dr. Montessori’s words about our teachers. “The teacher has two tasks: to lead the children to concentration and to help them in their development afterwards.” —Maria Montessori, The Child, Society and the World (Unpublished Speeches and Writing) — Do you have […]
Michele Quigley, Director of May River Montessori, answers this recently asked question.
“In the child is much knowledge, much wisdom. If we do not profit from it, it is only because of neglect on our part to become humble and to see the wonder of this soul and learn what the child can teach.” —Maria Montessori, The Theosophist Pictured is one of our elementary students demonstrating how […]
“The hand is the instrument of intelligence. The child needs to manipulate objects and to gain experience by touching and handling.” —Maria Montessori, The 1946 London Lectures Pictured are two of our elementary students planting vegetables in their class garden! — Do you have questions or are you interested in learning more about our school […]
“At some given moment it happens that the child becomes deeply interested in a piece of work; we see it in the expression on his face, his intense concentration, the devotion to the exercise.”—Maria Montessori, The Discovery of the Child — Do you have questions or are you interested in learning more about our […]
[Video of Michele Quigley expounding upon Maria Montessori’s education wisdom.] “Never help a child… …with a task at which he feels he can succeed.” -Maria Montessori Michele Quigley, Director of May River Montessori, expounds upon Maria’s education wisdom–reminding us to “let our children spread their wings”. #resilience —Do you have questions or are you interested […]