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A Parent’s Take on Why Montessori Works for Autism-Spectrum Kids

What is Autism? It’s April, World Autism Awareness Month, so let’s talk about this wide-spread pandemic which affects nearly Autism prevalence globally is about 1 in 36 globally and maybe 1 in 24 depending on sex. That’s about 2.7% of children being affected. So, exactly what is thing called autism? The word “autism” is blanket term which includes […]

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Montessori Training: Honoring the Independent Life of a Child

As a current Age of Montessori student, I have been touched and inspired by Maria Montessori’s great respect for the internal world of the child.  In particular, I was touched this past week by her comments about adult prejudices in discipline.  Montessori said, “When the independent life of the child is not recognized with its […]

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Top 10 Reasons for Using the Montessori Method at Home

What is the Montessori Method and why should you bring it home? The Montessori Method is a philosophy which involves much more than just school; it is way of raising and educating children that focuses on developing the whole person.  Education really begins in the home environment.  Learning is greatly enhanced when it is based […]

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Every Child Is a Winner

How Montessori Honors Individual Differences Montessori considers children’s individual differences, which can make or break how well they learn, to be of prime importance. Are you just like anyone you know? Of course you’re not. If you have more than one child, are they just the same? No, no, a thousand times, no! Everyone is […]

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