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The Beauty of The Montessori Early Childhood Three Year Cycle Series – The Second Year

September 11, 2023
by Catherine Mathews With a good foundational First Year experience behind them Early Childhood Second Year students show themselves such fun students through their development of several key personal skills. Their personal work focuses on the freedom of socialization, freedom of choice, and …

The Beauty of The Montessori Early Childhood Three Year Cycle Series – The First Year

September 6, 2023
By Catherine Mathews The three year cycle gives a child the opportunity to be a youngest child, middle child, and oldest child in the classroom community. Regardless of their birth order they can experience what that means within our own class family. First Year Student Experience: Firs…

Utah Fits All – Utah’s Scholarship Voucher Program

July 13, 2023
Utah Fits All is a universal school choice scholarship program signed into law in 2023! All K-12 students who are residents of Utah qualify to receive the full amount of $8000 whether they currently attend public, private, homeschool, or are just starting kindergarten. Scholarships will be av…

An Overview of Montessori

June 14, 2023
Private School Review posted a fantastic review of Montessori, highlighting philosophy, principles, age-range, approach, and benefits. So much of what makes learning through Montessori beneficial can be seen in those who attended Montessori schools. Thinking outside the box, the founders of Goog…

Parent Education-Healthy Boundaries

April 5, 2023
Please join us Wednesday April 19 at 6:30 PM for the April Parent Education night. This event will highlight the Healthy Boundaries Curriculum in use at the school and how to carry on conversations at home, and will include the importance of understanding emotions as it relates to the curricu…

What Every Child Needs

May 5, 2022
What is it that every child needs that parents don’t seem to have? (Lifetime passes to Disney World and unlimited shoe budgets don’t count!) You can fill in your own blanks. It is something that a Montessori school can help offer. Of course a good education comes to mind but that is not even the…

The Most Important Montessori Lesson

May 5, 2022
I love what a Montessori education does for a child’s love of learning. I love the enthusiasm that it engenders. I love to watch the understanding that dawns on a child as a concept makes sense for the first time. Montessori children learn to read – often very early. They learn their numbers – no…

Helping Children in Times of Crisis

April 26, 2022
Talking about hard things is… hard! Sometimes we avoid for fear of saying or doing the wrong thing and making things worse. We are so very grateful to Cherie Mockli for helping us understand how we can offer support and provide comfort when needed. Cherie’s perspective is so very grounding. He…

Is there a Lack of Socialization in Montessori?

March 9, 2022
It is ironic that one of Montessori education’s biggest strengths (socialization) is often misconstrued as a weakness. This misperception starts from another Montessori strength – individualization. The argument starts from a true premise (the individualization of education) and ends with a fals…