All about the River Series!

All about the River Series!

Nearly three years ago, one of our parents, Zac Ives, created a concert series to benefit the Maria Montessori School. Affectionately called the River Series, the concert series puts on six concerts annually (three in the spring, three in the fall) at the Maria...

Maria Montessori’s influence on traditional classrooms

Maria Montessori began her journey to rejuvenate childhood education more than 100 years ago. Since then, her method has grown into a movement, boasting approximately 4,500 Montessori-style schools in the U.S. and an estimated 20,000 throughout the world. Her ideas...
Montessori education around the world

Montessori education around the world

A traditional public school classroom in the United States looks very different from a traditional classroom in Japan and a traditional classroom in Brazil. This is because culture, national standards and measurements of educational success dictate what is done in the...
History of the Montessori Method

History of the Montessori Method

There is nothing “new age” about Montessori education. In fact, Montessori Schools across the globe are using the same principles that Dr. Maria Montessori discovered and developed herself more than 110 years ago. Understanding the history of Montessori education...
How to deal with back-to-school anxiety

How to deal with back-to-school anxiety

The beginning of a new school year is filled with new friends, brand new school supplies and fun experiences. But, going back to school can be nerve-wracking and even more intimidating for first-timers. Many parents and children alike experience back-to-school...