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 →
On Tuesday, September 17, MIR held the first Montessori U event of the year highlighting how its official Student Learner Outcomes come alive in the classrooms. Teachers were on hand to demonstrate the work that students from Toddlers through Upper Elementary do to meet these outcomes. Head of School Jenny Davidson estimated that the teachers... Continue Reading →
“To assist a child we must provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely.”—Maria Montessori “Your children go to Montessori school? I heard that’s fine for preschoolers, but when they are older, won’t they need something different?” I would guess that many of you have been asked questions similar to this... Continue Reading →
Here's what you need to do on the first day of school (Monday, 8/26) to ensure a smooth start to the 2019-2020 school year.
You asked. We listened. We figured with the start of a new school year, what better time to launch our new blog platform! This is where you can come to find blog posts written by teachers, administration, staff, and even some students. You'll learn about Montessori education from those who know it well. If there... Continue Reading →