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Holistic Education and Montessori

Did you know that you can earn your masters degree while you earn Age of Montessori teacher certification? The Endicott College TIES Program and Sarasota University both collaborate with Age of Montessori to make this possible. Sarasota Even if you have already graduated from AoM, you can apply to Sarasota, a fully-online university, and apply […]

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Winter Home Activities

When winter weather is getting you down, consider these fun activities to keep your spirits up. As you will see from the pictures, these activities bring genuine engagement, concentration and great joy! 1. Make a snowman inside! If you can bundle the kids up and get some fresh air, while making a snowman outside, that’s […]

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Raising Young Siblings that Love Each Other

As parents, we want our children to have a loving and caring relationship with their siblings.  We hope our children will form friendships with one another that will get them through the rocky road of life.  However, in the early years it can feel like all they do is fight for your attention and over […]

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Montessori Mindfulness

Montessori Mindfulness

Parents, do you sometimes find yourself wondering what you did during the day, beyond managing tantrums or cleaning up messes? Many adults go through their day not really very present (mentally or emotionally) as they interact with their children. This makes it easy for the brain to get stuck feeling stressed. Not only is stress unhealthy for […]

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In View of Recent Events in Charlottesville

 We at Age of Montessori are grateful to hear from MACTE, our accrediting group with offices in Charlottesville, and join with them in the absolute determination that as we help our children live in peace and respect for all, we can and will change our world. — Mary Ellen Maunz MACTE’s Reflections on Recent Events […]

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AOM’s Teacher Education Program Stands Apart

What makes Age of Montessori’s Teacher Education program stand apart from so many others? From my perspective, it is difficult to describe in just a few words the high level of professionalism, individualized attention, depth of content and study that I received from my courses at Age of Montessori. I have attended graduate school and […]

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Homework: Essential or Excessive?

Is homework an essential tool for a quality education, or an infringement on important family time? In the webinar titled, “The Great Controversy: Homework,” Age of Montessori’s founder and Program Director, Mary Ellen Maunz, and elementary teacher at  Middle Creek Montessori, Kristen Nowak, discuss the pros and cons of homework and reveal several helpful strategies […]

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6 Ways to Benefit from Montessori’s Wisdom this Summer

Can you believe it–it’s almost summer! Whoa! Where did the school year go? Are you a parent wondering how you’ll keep all the wonderful benefits of your child’s Montessori education going once school is out? Never fear! The Montessori method is just as applicable at home as it is in the classroom. Here are six […]

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