A day spent in our toddler environment

A day spent in our toddler environment

Few things on a Montessori campus are sweeter than watching our youngest students learn, grow and explore. At Maria Montessori School in Harbor Town, our toddler environment is home to children ages 18 months to 3 years. This age range creates a lively community,...
A different approach to teaching reading

A different approach to teaching reading

All educators can agree that reading is critically important to a student’s future success in modern American life. What they can’t agree upon is how to teach reading. Esteemed academics and tenured educators debate and implement the next best methodology every few...
Welcome Emily and Marilyn to our toddler community!

Welcome Emily and Marilyn to our toddler community!

At Maria Montessori School, we’re committed to providing an environment full of qualified individuals who are passionate about the Montessori Method and assisting students in academic, emotional and spiritual growth. As we continue to grow, so does the need for extra...
The Absorbent Mind in layman’s terms

The Absorbent Mind in layman’s terms

The Montessori Method was developed at the turn of the century. During this time, Dr. Maria Montessori literally wrote the book(s) on childhood development and education. One of her most popular titles, “The Absorbent Mind” outlines beautifully what she uncovered...
Empathy in the Montessori Method

Empathy in the Montessori Method

The lessons children learn in school extend beyond academic subjects. Children learn how to work in teams, how to solve problems, about their own strengths, and about their feelings and emotions. Empathy is an important skill to develop – one that is innate within us,...
How the Montessori Method helps students develop self-patience

How the Montessori Method helps students develop self-patience

Raise your hand if you’ve ever become frustrated with yourself as you struggled to work through a complicated task. We’ve all been there – sitting with a menagerie of toy parts spread on the floor in front of us, trying to piece together how part 1A is supposed to fit...