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Category: Child Development

Kindergarten: Montessori or Traditional ?

    It is that time of year again….pre-k parents will be making a very crucial decision on where to send their preschool student to school the upcoming school year.  I have  posted this article from Tommorow’s Child on why … Continue reading

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Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!

Hello everyone!   I wanted to post this blog to thank everyone for their continuing support of our schools. I thank each and every parent for their contributions to their child’s classroom and to the school community as a whole. … Continue reading

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Observation

If you have ever read any books written by Maria Montessori or books regarding the philosophy you know that her most useful tool in all of her years as a doctor and the head of Casa dei Bambini was simply, … Continue reading

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Biting!

  The following is the first of a two-part series which will be posted today with the second part to be posted next week. It is adapted from an article first written by our owner and titled “Toddlers and Biting: … Continue reading

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Give Peace a Chance….

This past weekend so amazing–it almost seems unreal!  The teachers who are currently going through the AMS Infant&Toddler training met the one and only, Sonnie McFarland!  If you are unaware of who Sonnie McFarland is—she is a famous Montessorian who … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Action!

There is nothing better than cuddling up to a good movie when  it is cold outside!  If you are at home or at work, you will definitely enjoy this informational movie about Montessori!  I hope you enjoy! Megan     … Continue reading

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Love.

 

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Tis the Season

  The holiday season is a great time to make some memories with the children in your life!  Do not let holiday stress take over you holiday!  Here are three simple ways to make the most out of your Holidays….. … Continue reading

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Holidays are Here!

I was lucky enough to have our Curriculum Director pass along this AWESOME article to me!  It was really well written, informative, and easy to identify with!  It will also be featured in the magazine,  Montessori Life.  Click on the … Continue reading

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On the Road Again continued…..

So as you all know, I took a little road trip to the town of big city of Dothan, Alabama to check out their new Montessori school, Dothan Montessori!  I had a blast. My trip started at 5:00am—I hit Interstate 10 and … Continue reading

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