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Monthly archive for June 2014

Montessori-educated Business Leaders

Montessori-educated Business Leaders

When it comes to producing creative business leaders, a Montessori education has proven to be a potent predictor of future success. The unique and widely lauded education method, created more than a century ago by an Italian physician and education visionary, is built around the concept of self-directed learning, mixed-age classrooms, collaboration, creativity and social responsibility.Eliminating the rigid structures of conventional classrooms, a Montessori school encourages students to embrace their curiosity, think imaginatively and see […]

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Video: Montessori Learning Environments

Video: Montessori Learning Environments

  If you’re wondering what makes a Montessori classroom different from other settings, check out this video. Free choice, respect for others, and love of learning built into the Montessori environment. The second half of the video shows a Montessori elementary classroom. The environment is set up so that children work together and collaborate. Montessori classrooms are more reflective of what work in the real (adult) world is like,  it mirrors the experiences of adults and prepares children for […]

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7 Qualities to Look for in an Authentic Montessori School

7 Qualities to Look for in an Authentic Montessori School

There are numerous schools and preschools in the country, and in Connecticut, claiming to provide a Montessori education. Some schools claiming to be Montessori schools do not have any certified Montessori teachers and some do not even have Montessori materials for children to work with. Here is how to tell if a school you are considering is a real Montessori school:   Written by Shanna Honan Head of School, Chesapeake Montessori School When parents begin looking […]

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Happy Video

The Children’s Tree Montessori School class of 2014 having fun:    

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June 2014 Gallery

June 2014 Gallery
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Willow News June 2014

Willow News June 2014

Dear Willow Room Families, The end of the school year is always bittersweet for us.  We marvel in how much the children have learned and grown, and take pride in the community that they have built.  We are saddened to have to say goodbye to those who are moving on to new schools in the fall, but we are excited for them to start a new part of their school  lives.  We know that the skills that the children […]

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Maple News June 2014

Maple News June 2014

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” – SocratesWith just a few days left of school, we look back at our memories of the year. It was just a short time ago that your children were returning to school or coming to CTMS for the first time, wide-eyed and curious. Throughout the year, you have taken every step to prepare your children for school. You have been incredible partners, […]

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Cedar News June 2014

Cedar News June 2014

This school year has been exciting and quickly moving. It has been my pleasure and honor to get to know each of the Cedar Room students. We have laughed and learned, hopefully the memories have been good and lasting. The month of May was spent polishing our play lines from memory, learning about a “stage presence” and projecting our somewhat timid voices. Confidences have grown in many ways. Highlights were:   planting in the school […]

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