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The Child’s Work
By Joe Hayes, Lower Elementary Guide –  Studying the lives of human beings is a central theme of Montessori education at the elementary level. Elementary students have an ability to consider the lives of other people and imagine what life may have been like for those who came before us. Through history studies of human...
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By Gillett Cole, Upper Elementary Guide –  We begin each school year sharing the five Great Stories with our elementary students. Lower and Upper Elementary Guides tell the same five stories. Each story, like all good stories, appeals to two essential qualities of the elementary student: imagination and intellect. The first story is Creation of...
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By Lannette Peterson, Casa River Guide –  It’s important to have music in some form or another every day in a children’s house environment. Rhythm, music and songs are a part of the Casa child’s experience from the first days, through materials, activities and play. We sing often–in small groups, individually, collectively and sometimes as...
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By Gina Murray, Casa Lake Head Guide –  I have recently noticed the vast amount of information being published on the topic of play and its importance to healthy development in young children. As a Montessori educator, I have been asked by friends, family members, and even fellow parents how a Montessori Casa can truly...
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By Shanna Brown, Lower Elementary South Guide –  “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” Pablo Picasso Our world is filled with an extraordinary kind of wonder that is achieved through the interaction of color,...
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Working with Children ages 16 months to 12 years

Our staff has been trained in the Montessori method, and we truly enjoy working with all children - from toddler through elementary. Learn more about our Montessori programs.

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