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Guiding your family's Montessori journey.

Three Levels of Obedience in Montessori

Maria Montessori studied children over 100 years ago, and the depth of her observations about childhood are sometimes astounding to read. Learn more about what she called the Three Levels of Obedience.

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Work Means Play in Montessori

There is a growing sentiment among parents to let kids be kids. What does it mean? How does Montessori shed light on this conversation.

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The 2018 Speaker Series: Meet Michael Strong

We sit down with Michael Strong, Head of School and Founder of the Academy of Thought and Industry, to discuss his upcoming talk, "Montessori and the Entrepreneurial Mindset," plus ask some rapid-fire ice-breakers.

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Multi-Age Classrooms—A Hallmark of Montessori

One of the first things you notice when you walk into a Montessori school is that the classrooms are not divided by age. In a Montessori classroom, you will see children of different ages working together and socializing happily.

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Understanding Temper Tantrums: Part 1 of 2

Ask anyone, parent or not, whether they know what a “temper tantrum” is, or what the “terrible twos” are, and you can bet that they have no trouble picturing a toddler meltdown at a playground, a grocery store, or an airport.

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Addressing Temper Tantrums: Part 2 of 2

If you're trying to figure out how to avoid temper tantrums, we'd love to help! Though the occasional meltdown during early childhood is inevitable, you can understand what causes tantrums, learn how to prevent them, and how to deal with them.

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Re-imagining Discipline: The Montessori Way

The Montessori perspective on discipline is quite different from the typical, punitive understanding of the word. Learn to help your child develop inner discipline, and start by understanding the Montessori approach.

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Gifts for Your Baby

Here are some great gift ideas for your baby that might surprise you! These beautiful gifts that your baby will use to grow and learn are things that you'll want to save and share with future generations as well.

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Gifts for Your Toddler or Preschooler 

You might not want a pair of oven mitts for Christmas, but your toddler or preschooler probably does! Get a little insight into Montessori-style gifts that your toddler or preschooler will love.

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Introducing "Montessori Together"

Very often, we meet parents who are intrigued by the Montessori Method, but who for whatever reason are not quite ready yet to enroll their children in school. You may be wondering if there's a way to give your child an early taste of Montessori.

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