Books Children Love – LePort 2012 Suggested Books

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Colder days are upon us, and the outdoors are not quite as…

The Sensorial Area in Montessori Preschool: Where Young Scientists Are Born

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A preschool child is fascinated by the world around him:…

The Dual Purpose of Montessori Preschool Practical Life Activities

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Students new to Montessori preschool spend much time…

A True Learning Community: the Mixed-Age Montessori Preschool Classroom

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In addition to the unique Montessori materials, one of the…

The hidden benefits of your child’s third year in Montessori preschool

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The third year in Montessori preschool has sometimes been…

What's the big deal with independence in Montessori preschool?

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Montessori preschool and toddler programs place much more…

Rituals and routines: the home/school connection

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Dropping a baby off at daycare for the first time can be a very…

The four key attributes of a great infant teacher

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The most significant relationship in your child’s life…

Montessori infant care or nanny? How to choose which childcare option is right for you.

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Finding the right childcare for your baby is one of the most…

Your top 6 questions about infant childcare, answered

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The decision to leave your baby in someone else’s care is probably…

The Home / School Connection

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Informing yourself about school events and important dates is…

A sneak-peak into the nido, your baby’s home away from home

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Your baby’s most common waking activity is exploring the…

The rules haven't changed.

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In a recent NYT article, Thomas Friedman argues that globalization…

Selecting Early Readers For Your Child

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As a parent of a new reader (my daughter is 5½ and will start…

Transitioning to Montessori: The Prepared Environment (Part 5 of 5)

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Every fall, children transition to our Montessori programs from…

Transitioning to Montessori: The Follow the Child Principle (Part 4 of 5)

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[Every fall, children transition to our Montessori programs from…

Transitioning to Montessori: Motor Skills and Indirect Preparation (Part 3 of 5)

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[Every fall, children transition to our Montessori programs from…

Transitioning to Montessori: Freedom within Limits (Part 2 of 5)

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[Every fall, children transition to our Montessori programs from…

Transitioning to Montessori: Independence (Part 1 of 5)

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[Every fall, children transition to our Montessori programs from…

Summer Travel: Should you “app” it? – Part 2

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There is an ongoing debate on how much technology-based engagement…

Summer Travel: Should you “app” it? – Part 1

Summer time, for many of us, means travel time! From day trips…

The Montessori Preschool Difference, In A Nutshell

“What is Montessori? How does it differ from other preschool…

Balance Bikes and Montessori

It never ceases to amaze us how joyfully Montessori preschool…

Will my child thrive in Montessori preschool?

A Montessori preschool class is a place of beauty: 24 preschool-aged…

Summer Crazies or Summer Camp Fun?

Summer time with the children is so much fun. Except when it…

A Sense of History at LePort

Amid the safety and comfort of Orange County, it is hard for…