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Monthly archive for March 2014

Video: Living Montessori: The Parent Perspective

Video: Living Montessori: The Parent Perspective

Living Montessori: The Parent Perspective from American Montessori Society on Vimeo.

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Staff Opening: 3-6 Certified Primary Teacher

Staff Opening: 3-6 Certified Primary Teacher

The Children’s Tree Montessori School located in Old Saybrook, CT, seeks experienced Primary Montessori teacher. Qualified candidates will have Montessori training from a MACTE accredited training center, experience working in an 3-6 Montessori classroom, a love for Montessori education and a respect for all children, excellent communication skills, the ability to work collaboratively and as part of a team, and the ability to think creatively and prepare new works to meet the needs of students. […]

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March 2014 Gallery

March 2014 Gallery
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How to Get a Job at Google—Just Go to Montessori School

How to Get a Job at Google—Just Go to Montessori School

The following article was posted by David Ayer, a Montessori teacher, adolescent practitioner, advocate, program developer, writer, and administrator living in Portland, Oregon: Not a Montessori mention, but I couldn’t pass it up. Thomas Friedman (you may have heard of him) has a piece in the Sunday New York Times checks in with  Google’s VP of “people operations,” Laszlo Bock, about something he said in an interview last June: G.P.A.’s are worthless as a criteria for hiring, and test scores […]

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10 Montessori Home Parenting Tips For Children Under 3

10 Montessori Home Parenting Tips For Children Under 3

The following are tips for parents on how to holistically raise your child the Montessori way at home. This applies across the board for all areas of development of children: 1. Respect your child in every aspect of their life Simply place yourself in their shoes, why do such a thing? Why are they crying? It can be as simple as they are they woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning, which […]

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Oak News March 2014

Oak News March 2014

In February we studied the continent of Antarctica focusing on the animals that live there. We started with penguins learning the names of the emperor, chinstrap, gentoo and rock hopper to name a few! We learned about the penguin life cycle and made a life size emperor penguin. Each child had the opportunity to measure themselves with the emperor penguin which can be up to 110 cm tall! Next, we studied whales. We had a […]

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Cedar News March 2014

Cedar News March 2014

February was a short month but a very full month.  It started with two snow days in a row. Getting back in the groove, so to speak, the children continued working on their biography research and presentations. They are becoming accustomed to recording facts on an index card. The big days came and were enjoyed by all, as the cameras rolled and the costumes adorned. The children shared their newly found facts with pride. Everyone took […]

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Willow News March 2014

Willow News March 2014

Dear Willow Room Families, We made it through the last week in February without a snow day! We hope this trend will continue and warmer weather will come our way! The children are desperate for routine and the chance to move their bodies outside. When we stay inside for a day or two the children can adjust, but when we have days on end of being inside everyone’s body just wants to move! Move! Move! […]

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Maple News March 2014

Maple News March 2014

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” Dr. Seuss We are happy to be celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday with the children. The celebration has been one of my favorite traditions at The Children’s Tree Montessori School. Dr. Seuss has left us a legacy.  We have learned many lessons from his books. For instance, try new things, take care of the earth, don’t be a Grinch, […]

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Dates to Remember

Dates to Remember

1/09/2015 12 pm Dismissal, Staff meeting 1/12/2015 Librarian comes to CTMS 12/15/2015 6:15am Parent Education Night: Montessori Elementary and Common Core, childcare and dinner provided, $10/family 1/31/2015 10:00am Open House  

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