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What Is the Montessori 3-Year Cycle?

Many parents, upon researching the Montessori method, come across their first snag at the three-year cycle. Questions arise like, What is it? and Is three years in one classroom really necessary? For many parents that last question hits home in kindergarten. It’s the year many children enrolled in Montessori preschools may switch to a non-Montessori …

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Montessori Terminology – 14 Montessori Terms to Know

Even if you are new to Montessori, you have likely already figured out there are a lot of Montessori terminologies to take in. There are several Montessori terms you will hear more than others, though. Many terms are more helpful for Montessori teachers to familiarize themselves with than for Montessori parents to know. I’m going …

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The Pros and Cons of Montessori Education

Finding the perfect school for your child can be a stressful task. There are many things to consider. Looking over this list of pros and cons of Montessori will help you make an informed decision about your child’s education. One of the biggest questions you may ask yourself is, “Will this school prepare my child …

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Why Your Child’s Baby Dolls Should be Anatomically Correct

In this article, you will learn why anatomically correct dolls are preferable to other dolls for children. You will also get recommendations on a diverse array of anatomically correct dolls. What makes a doll “anatomically correct”? Baby dolls that are considered anatomically correct are dolls that have primary sex characteristics. This is different from traditional …

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How Montessori Promotes Problem Solving Skills for Kids

How does Montessori promote problem solving skills for kids? Problem solving is an essential skill that we all need for a successful life. We use problem solving daily at home and at work. Unfortunately, problem solving is something many kids (and adults!) struggle with. In this post, we’ll discuss how problem solving skills for kids …

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How to Teach Kids Empathy: A Montessori Perspective

In this article, you will learn about social and emotional learning and how it relates to the development of empathy. You will also learn how to teach kids empathy the Montessori way. At the end of the article, you will get recommendations on empathy building books to read with your child. We all want our …

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The Ultimate List of Famous Montessori Graduates

Whether the Montessori method is right or wrong for your child, it’s hard to deny that its alumni have gone on to accomplish some pretty impressive things. Check out these famous Montessori graduates, from world leaders to best-selling authors, business moguls, and even Academy Award winners. “I like the Montessori method…it teaches through play. It …

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Montessori Potty Training 101: Tips, Tricks, and Book Recommendations

In this article, you will learn what Montessori potty training is and how you know your child is ready for this process. You will also learn how to prepare your child’s potty learning environment and get book recommendations for yourself and your child. Montessori potty training 101 No discussion of parenting a toddler is complete …

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Tips for Implementing Montessori When You Are On a Budget

With the price of Montessori education being what it is, many parents and caregivers are choosing to implement Montessori techniques in their homes. Is it possible to do Montessori on a budget, though? In this article, you will learn how to bring the heart of Montessori into your home. On any budget. You will even …

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How Montessori Promotes Creativity in Children

In this article you will learn why creativity is important and how Montessori encourages creative development. By the end of the article, you will have a better understanding of how Montessori classroom areas and Montessori materials promote creativity instead of stifling it, which is a common misconception. Why creativity is important Definition of creativity from …

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