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Raising Children with Courage, Confidence, and Resilience—the Montessori Way

Building courage, confidence, and resilience in children is integral to the Montessori method. Is your preschooler the carefree child who rushes fearlessly onto any new playground? Or is your child more timid, preferring to hang back and watch for a while before trying unfamiliar activities or making new friends? Promoting young children’s courage, confidence, and…

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How to Tell If Your Preschooler Is Learning (and Support Children’s Learning)

As the parent of a preschooler, you’ve gone to great lengths to keep the past year as “normal” as possible for your child. Still, you may wonder if—and how much—the disruptions of the pandemic have impacted your preschooler’s learning. This article aims to answer Montessori parents’ questions about how to support children’s learning at home…

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Montessori and Social Distancing: How MCS Will Make It Work

As a current or prospective Montessori parent, you know one of the special attractions of Montessori preschool is its unique, natural approach to social development. The ability to move around the classroom freely and interact with peers across a three-year age span, coupled with the teacher’s lively lessons in “Grace and Courtesy,” helps Montessori children…