Sometimes it is easier to understand the differences between traditional forms of education and that of Montessori pedagogy when the two ideologies are placed in a side by side comparison. Here is a chart to help you compare.
American Montessori Academy plays an important role for children in their key developmental years — and the Montessori Method provides the best opportunities for them to develop as they step out into the world with an understanding and appreciation that learning is for life.
The end of summer marks a very exciting, but often anxious time known as back-to-school season. For families with toddlers, however, an entirely different set of challenges are presented with the transition into school for the first time.
In early October, American Montessori Academy welcomed more than 60 parents to its Montessori Journey Night. The event provided an opportunity to watch lead teachers give Montessori presentations on lessons that connect and evolve through student experiences as they advance through the different classrooms and age groups — from Infant all the way through Elementary.
Warmer months usually mean all types of outdoor activities. Whether you’re at the beach on vacation or simply running errands with the stroller, summer weather can put children at a higher risk when out-and-about.
Summer is the most popular time to escape the daily grind and enjoy vacation. For families traveling with little ones, however, a vacation may seem like more energy and work than the regular 9-to-5. At American Montessori Academy, we like to remind parents of the commonly overlooked basics before heading out on vacation.
On Sunday, November 5th at 2 a.m., Daylight Saving Time ends. That means it’s time to set your clock back an hour, a concept that is hardly problematic and even means gaining a little extra shut-eye for some people. For moms and dads, however, it’s a completely different story.
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