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How Montessori Prepared Me For College

As a college student, there are a number of things I remember from high school. In particular, there are a number of questions I remember being asked constantly. During my junior and senior year, the questions were always “where do you want to go to college?” or “what do you want to do with your life?” Now […]

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How a Montessori Adolescent Program Prepares Students for High School

I have taught the Montessori Adolescent Program now for six years, and can think of no better way to prepare today’s young adolescents for any upcoming high school experience, public or private. I have had administrators from high schools meet me and thank me for sending them such prepared, responsible and respectful students. It isn’t me […]

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Simply Montessori: How I Joined the Bandwagon

Becoming a Montessori Groupie… When I was a child, I unwittingly was an at-home Montessori student. You see, my mom started her career a Middle School teacher in the Detroit Public School system, but when my siblings and I came along, she decided to become a stay-at-home mom. She never really stopped teaching – it […]

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Guide Your Child to Set the Table in 6 Easy Steps

A great deal of teaching children in a Montessori way has to do with observing the child, and allowing them to make mistakes and problem solve to find their own solutions. As parents, we so often jump in to fix something for our children instead of letting them determine their own solution. More often than […]

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