Beauty in Words and Pictures: A Visual Tour of Favorite Picture Books

Note that each photo is linked to the book on Amazon.com, to…

Reading for Happiness

Part one of four of our reading aloud blog post series Much…
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Purposeful Movement, not Random Activity: The Montessori Contribution

Often, when we talk with parents of two- or three-year old children,…

In Montessori, True Creativity Forms Below the Surface

Recently, at a gathering of parents who had come to learn about…
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The Original One World Schoolhouse

When you read the following quotes, what learning environment…

Supporting Your Child’s Budding Independence at Home

When toddlers and young preschoolers start in…

Movement, Montessori and Active Children

Why is it that boys struggle more in elementary school than…

What I learned From the Messy Marker Episode -- And How We Apply These Lessons at School

When my daughter Cailey was not quite 3, she asked me if…

The Purpose of a LePort Education: A Child’s Personal Happiness

Throughout the ages, cultures have held different positions…

“The Red Coats Are Coming”: Visualizing and Feeling in Teaching

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At LePort, we are always looking to improve ourselves as educators.…

The Success of Sixteen

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If you’re like many parents researching alternatives…

Great Teachers Matter – Credentials Don’t

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How much will your child’s success in school and life…

5 Ways LePort Is Different: Your Choice, In a Nutshell

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Since you are reading this blog post, you are probably researching…

Life Matters

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Recognizing that Life is Sacred At LePort Schools, we spend…

Is Montessori Preschool Worth It For Just 2-3 Years?

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This week, a parent asked the following question on Berkley Parents…

Taking the Anxiety out of Starting Preschool

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Starting preschool for the first time, or transferring to a…

The Fundamental Choice

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Last May, I had the opportunity to observe a kindergarten…

How do you develop social skills in preschool?

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For many parents, "socialization" is one of the…

How to lay the foundations of literacy in preschool

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What differentiates a child that learns to read joyfully,…

What Sets LePort Montessori Apart From Other Montessori Schools?

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Hopefully after reading about the Montessori Method in our…

Why Choose a Montessori Preschool

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What if you could send your child to a preschool that follows…

Be Choosy: Not All Preschools Are Created Equal

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Deciding on a preschool for your child is one of the most…

Holiday Gifts They'll Love

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The holidays are a great opportunity to come together as…

A Surprisingly Non-Academic Approach to Strong Academics

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When parents tour our Montessori schools, we often hear questions…

Toilet Learning: A Montessori Perspective

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Toilet training: Just mention this word, and many parents…

When to start preschool: why earlier may be better

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When is the right time to start your child in preschool? Often,…

Montessori vs. daycare: what is the difference for your toddler?

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Here's a difference parents often ask when they come to tour…