preschooler smiling on playground showing confidence and resilience in children

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…

Preschooler completes independent schoolwork while practicing Montessori and social distancing

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…

Children preparing food as part of Montessori at home

Montessori at Home: Learning in the Time of Coronavirus

As you’ve observed your child’s joyful work at Montessori Center School, you may have wished you could “bring Montessori home.” Now that virtually everyone is staying home to cope with this public health crisis, that wish has become much more urgent. You know your preschooler thrives on routines, but the familiar ones are in short…