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Our Spanish Immersion Classroom at Hillcrest.

Spanish Immersion Class:  We will begin a Spanish immersion classroom at the 3 to 6 year-old level this fall at our school site on Hillcrest Road.  Please read below for a list of questions that have been presented and the … Continue reading

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Weinacker’s Hosts AMS Teacher Training.

Teaching Training:  Beginning July 9, 2012 Weinacker’s Montessori School will be hosting American Montessori Society (AMS) training for teachers of children at the 3-6 year-old level.  We have listed some questions and answers below to provide insight into the scope … Continue reading

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How Can We Treat Children With Respect?

How often have we been offended, as adults, by the well meaning and kind-hearted person who, as we were leaving their shop, offered the words for all to hear “Thanks, Sweetie.”  As most of us shrink and try to regain … Continue reading

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Small Business of the Month!

Weinacker’s Montessori School was named Small Business of the Month by the Mobile, Alabama Chamber of Commerce for the month of May, 2012.  Please follow the link below to view the article. Our teachers and staff have worked very hard! … Continue reading

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Why Multi-Culturalism in Pre-School?

  Why should we expose children to different cultures at the pre-school level?  After all, one might say, by the time children reach adolescence they will have forgotten everything they learned when they were three to six years old.  Quite … Continue reading

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Hands Off? Or, Hands-On!

  If you are like most parents you probably looked at a half-dozen pre-schools and talked to a dozen friends before you found a school that you felt comfortable with.  One, you might have thought, that finally suited your needs.  … Continue reading

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Peer Problem-Solving in Early Childhood

  How often have you been in the situation of trying to solve a conflict between your child and another child (who may also be yours) and wondered what to do?  You may ask yourself the question of whether you … Continue reading

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Bilingual at Three!

  How many times as adults have we wished we could speak another language?  Maybe it was the week you went to Mexico and found that all of a sudden not everyone understood what you were saying.  Or, maybe it … Continue reading

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The Importance of Movement in the Early Years

Have you ever had that feeling where you just have to get up and move around?  Maybe you have been at your desk all day or driving in your car, perhaps just sitting in a chair too long.  All of … Continue reading

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Learning My ABCs — Sound by Sound!

  If you’re like most parents you’ve at some point picked up your four or five year old from pre-school to find him very excited about the picture he drew and the story he wrote about it.  When you tried … Continue reading

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