The Common Core Dilemma

Does your child bring home math worksheets that make you feel like you couldn’t pass third grade? Common Core Standards were developed to help students develop critical thinking skills. Instead students are often stuck doing work that is not age appropriate and parents don’t know how to help. Come learn about the Montessori approach to kindergarten and elementary education. See how we develop independence and creativity alongside critical thinking, all while nurturing a child’s passions

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Toilet Training Talk

Is your child showing signs that they are ready to use the toilet?  Are you not sure how to read them and how to respond? Learn how to support your child through this process. In this free workshop you will discuss these questions and learn about a Montessori approach to toilet learning. Dinner and childcare will be offered for $25 per family. Dinner will be 5:30-6:00 pm; Free workshop will be 6:00-7:30pm. January 23,

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Children’s Tree Montessori School Holds Open House for Toddler – 6th Grade

The Children’s Tree Montessori School, 96 Essex Road, Old Saybrook, will hold Open Houses on January 25, February 1 & 8 and March 7 from 9:00am-12:00pm. The Children’s Tree offers an independent elementary school as well as toddler and preschool classrooms. As one of only three AMS accredited schools in our state, CTMS offers an authentic Montessori education, lead by certified teachers.  In fact, it is the only school in the area to offer a

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Parent-Child Classes

The Children’s Tree Montessori School in Old Saybrook offers parent-child classes on Friday mornings from 8:30am-10am In the class caregivers learn how to observe their child’s development and choose activities that optimally support development of language and movement.  The weekly series will provide experiences that stimulate the senses, enrich children’s vocabulary and understanding of language, while helping your child to gain a sense of self-esteem, self-worth and self-confidence. Parents will have the opportunity to develop

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