larrylarr

/Wake Forest Montessori

About Wake Forest Montessori

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Wake Forest Montessori has created 159 blog entries.

Bluffview Montessori Explorer of the Week for Dec. 12-16

Its always nice to recognize Montessori students who are excelling in and outside of school. Manuel Cendejas is a third-grade student in the E1 environment of Molly Leifeld and is the son of Maribel Rubio. He was recognized by staff member Kim Bell for the virtue of consideration when he got right to work independently while [...]

By |December 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bluffview Montessori Explorer of the Week for Dec. 12-16

How A Montessori Mindset Can Transform Your Business

I’ll spare you the perfunctory context setting about how our globalized economy is moving at a rate of change unimaginable even a decade ago. It’s a given. Business models, product cycle times and even the Fortune 500 had a much longer shelf life in the 20th century than they do today. To remain competitive – [...]

By |December 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How A Montessori Mindset Can Transform Your Business

Prince George’s school: what makes the Montessori way so special?

Like father, like son –Prince George is following in the footsteps of his dad Prince William and will attend a Montessori school.  His Royal Cuteness, who will start at the Westacre Montessori School in Norfolk in January, will spend a few mornings a week at the nursery. William was the first senior royal to attend such a school. [...]

By |December 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Prince George’s school: what makes the Montessori way so special?

Prince William attended a Montessori school

    Analysis: What goes on in a Montessori nursery? The Montessori teaching method was developed by Italy's first female professor in the slums of Rome in the early 1900s. Working with special needs children, Dr Maria Montessori developed a child-centred approach using the classroom as her laboratory. Utilising children's natural instinct to learn through [...]

By |December 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Prince William attended a Montessori school

Prince George will attend a Montessori Preschool

  Starting in January, two-year-old Prince George will attend Westacre Montessori School Nursery in Norfolk, not far from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Anmer Hall home, Kensington Palace has announced in a press release that included this comment by a spokesman for the school: “We are looking forward to welcoming George to our nursery where he will get the same [...]

By |December 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Prince George will attend a Montessori Preschool

A Brief History on the Montessori Method

A Brief History Montessori education was founded by Dr. Maria Montessori as a result of her scientific observations of the behaviour and needs of young children. The first woman physician to graduate from the University of Rome, Maria Montessori became involved with education as a doctor treating children labelled as mentally challenged. In 1907 Montessori [...]

By |November 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Brief History on the Montessori Method

The Montessori Method

The Montessori Method “Our care of children should be governed not by the desire ‘to make them learn things’, but by the endeavor always to keep burning within them that light which is called intelligence.” – Dr. Maria Montessori Children possess an unusual sensitivity and intellectual ability to absorb and learn from their environment. They [...]

By |November 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Montessori Method

What makes Montessori unique?

What makes Montessori unique? The main purpose of an authentic Montessori education is to provide a carefully planned, stimulating environment that helps children develop an excellent foundation for learning and leadership. In authentic Montessori environments, teaching methods and materials demonstrate the philosophical commitment to support students and prepare them to handle whatever challenges they may [...]

By |November 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What makes Montessori unique?

Montessori Philosophy

Montessori Philosophy "The child is endowed with unknown powers, which can guide us to a radiant future. If what we really want is a new world, then education must take as its aim the development of these hidden possibilities." – Dr. Maria Montessori A primary belief Dr. Montessori wove into her philosophy was her conviction [...]

By |October 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Montessori Philosophy

What is Authentic Montessori?

What is Authentic Montessori? Since Montessori is a word in the public domain, it is possible for any individual or institution to claim to be Montessori. An authentic Montessori classroom must have the following basic characteristics at all levels: A classroom atmosphere which encourages social interaction for cooperative learning, peer teaching, and emotional development. A [...]

By |October 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Authentic Montessori?