Involving your child in at-home Montessori activities

Involving your child in at-home Montessori activities

The Montessori Method is not meant just for education, but daily life as well. Continuing lessons in the comfort of the home truly expands on students’ skills. If your child is showing an interest in household activities and chores, it’s time to encourage them to help...
Montessori philosophy: the importance of self-discipline

Montessori philosophy: the importance of self-discipline

Obedience and self-discipline are two different methods of teaching children how to behave. Children who practice obedience follow instructions for a reward and might receive punishment when they do not listen. Contrarily, a child who practices self-discipline will...
Montessori philosophy: the importance of independence

Montessori philosophy: the importance of independence

The guiding principle of Montessori education is independence, and it’s rooted in almost everything we do at MMS. Each activity, lesson and tool is designed with the purpose of children discovering the world for themselves. The Four Planes of Development, the...
Join us for the spring 2023 River Series!

Join us for the spring 2023 River Series!

The River Series continues this spring at our very own Maria Montessori School Amphitheater. Enjoy live performances while admiring the Wolf River and Harbor Town – and benefitting MMS! Doors open at 4 p.m. and music begins at 5 p.m. for every show. This season, we...
Montessori philosophy: the importance of communication

Montessori philosophy: the importance of communication

Dr. Maria Montessori once said, “With the acquisition of language, the child reaches a new level of independence. The child can now communicate his feelings and desires and needs.” As Montessori educators, our goal is to expand students’ pathways to...
Montessori philosophy: the importance of movement

Montessori philosophy: the importance of movement

Movement is one of the main pillars of Montessori philosophy. In The Absorbent Mind, Dr. Montessori relayed the connection between movement and intellectual development in children. Thanks to her studies, Montessori schools across the globe utilize her teachings to...