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Eight Things Your Child’s Montessori Teacher Will Never Say

Picking a school or method of education is one of the most important decisions you will make for your child.  Educational experience from the get-go can either make or break a child's life-long love of learning, intellectual abilities, social presence, self-esteem and motivation. But sometimes, the most persuasive argument for successful school … [Read More...]

Understanding Montessori’s Three-Hour Work Cycle

One major tenet of Montessori education involves giving children a lengthy period — three hours, to be specific — of uninterrupted school work time.  This may seem hard to conceptualize, especially if your child is very young.  Maybe that's because our idea of "work" could use a little refining. A work cycle, simply, consists of selecting an … [Read More...]

Studies Show Students Lose Learning Retention Over The Summer

To succeed in school and life, children and young adults need ongoing opportunities to learn and practice essential skills. This is especially true during the summer months. Did You Know? All young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer. Research spanning 100 years shows that … [Read More...]

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