Montessori U: Beginnings

Early childhood is an essential time where experiences can build a strong foundation for your child’s learning, health, and behavior throughout their lives.  Montessori educators approach child development in stages that have unique characteristics, strengths, and goals.  In the first four years of life, children have a remarkable capacity to develop control of movement, refine... Continue Reading →

Campus Tour Wows Participants

By Jessica Bailiff, Development Coordinator for MIR MIR hosted its annual Campus Tour and Lunch event on in what turned out to be a beautiful sunny day on Friday, October 11. The day was perfect for an outdoor stroll -- quite a difference from the day prior! This guided tour gave families the opportunity to... Continue Reading →

Montessori U: Life after Montessori

On Tuesday, October 1 MIR hosted a panel discussion with seven alumni and one alumni parent about where they are now and how their Montessori education prepared them for the next steps in their lives. The panel comprised two high school juniors, three high school seniors, a college senior, a graduate student, and a parent,... Continue Reading →

Why I love Positive Discipline

By Margaretann Harrison, MIR Student Services Coordinator When I began teaching, I had imagined a classroom filled with happy, joyous children gleefully working because it was a wonderful place to be. When I became a mother, I imagined a sweet, cooperative child who willingly did everything I asked because I was so wonderfully nice and... Continue Reading →

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