Here are a few things to practice at home to have your children ready for school: These are more life skills than “school” skills, but since preschool is your child’s (and your) next amazing adventure, the following will help your child feel happy, proud, confident and successful. You probably already know all these, we want… Continue reading How to get your child ready for preschool: practical suggestions
Why does Learning Garden Montessori School offer only half-day/five days per week school schedules?
Learning Garden School offers two half-day/five days per week programs, but does not offer a full day program or a part time program. This is why: I have been teaching, directing and running Montessori schools for twenty six years. I opened my first school in 1997. During this time, I tried all possible variations in… Continue reading Why does Learning Garden Montessori School offer only half-day/five days per week school schedules?
How do we educate for peace?
I spend a lot of time thinking about this question: what am I supposed to teach my little preschoolers at this time in our collective history when we are facing global events like climate change, extreme political polarization, and now, the war in Ukraine? The correct buzz words are abundant in our society: kindness, cooperation,… Continue reading How do we educate for peace?