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6 Perfect Picture Books for Mother’s Day

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than to snuggle up and read beautifully written and illustrated books with your children? If your little ones are still small enough for story time–rejoice! They really DO grow up so fast. Don’t miss this chance to spend some special time together; slow down, reconnect and just enjoy […]

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5 Ways to Raise Confident Kids

As parents, we want our children to have solid self-esteem to build on as they grow up and face the choices and challenges of becoming healthy, happy, fulfilled adults. Self-confidence is an essential ingredient in the recipe for a rewarding life. The Montessori Method is especially mindful of your child’s developing self-esteem and its ultimate […]

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The Why’s and How’s of Teaching Your Child Courtesy and Respect

Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve no doubt noticed our culture’s current trend toward discourteous and disrespectful behavior. Whether it’s something in the news (or fake news, as they say) or a more immediate source–such as the middle-finger brandishing driver that cut you off this morning–our daily lives (and our children’s) are filled with […]

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Why Connect with Nature?

Nowadays, children are spending more and more time indoors…think of all the developmental opportunities they’re missing! What can your child learn from nature? As your child observes the way leaves move and sway in the wind, he is developing his vision. As your child hears the many layers of sound in nature, her hearing is […]

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Webinar: Montessori and the Family

Montessori and the Family

Presented by:
Tammy Ulrich, M.A. Executive Director, Oregon Montessori Association and
Mary Ellen Maunz, M.Ed., Founder, Program Director Join us for this webinar tracing the career of a Montessori child, student of Age of Montessori’s inspiration, Dr. Elisabeth Caspari at age 2 ½, and who is now Executive Director of the Oregon Montessori Association. With a passion […]

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Q&A’s: Should I Become a Montessori Teacher?

Why become a Montessori teacher? Choosing the right career path is one of the most important decisions we’ll make in our lives. There are many equally important factors to consider such as job satisfaction, training and credential requirements, personal fulfillment, job demand, advancement opportunities, and salary. Age of Montessori has answers to some of the […]

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10 Things that Make a Preschool Great

As parents, we’ve all heard the doom and gloom messages about the quality of early education these days. But here’s the good news: preschools everywhere are getting better all the time. Admittedly, if we at Age of Montessori could have our way, we’d probably make every preschool on earth a Montessori school (an authentic Montessori […]

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