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Why Teach Children Self-Discipline (Instead of Obedience)?

Written by Jenny Formon When it comes to discipline, the teachers in a Montessori class help to guide the children along their journey, with the ultimate goal being self-discipline. When I envision self-discipline, I see the child making independent “good choices” about behavior without prompting from an adult. There is a difference between being self-disciplined […]

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Your Job as a Parent is…?

Written by Jenny Formon In the Montessori environment, we are committed to providing children with an education for life. A huge part of our curriculum is cultivating characteristics that will benefit the child as he or she grows older. We promote responsibility, problem solving, compassion, and motivation, providing opportunities for the child to grow as […]

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Mom’s Night at School: A Highlight of the Year

Mom’s night has quickly become one of my favorite nights of the year. After my first experience last year, as soon as the school calendar came out, I marked the date for both Mom’s night and Dad’s night on our calendars this year. Before Mom’s Night, students worked with their teachers to pick their favorite […]

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