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How to help your four-year-old transition into Montessori

Some parents who discover Montessori when their child is four…

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

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

Taking the Anxiety out of Starting Preschool

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

How do you develop social skills in preschool?

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

What Sets LePort Montessori Apart From Other Montessori Schools?

If you are reading this, you may be looking for a preschool--and…

Why Choose a Montessori Preschool

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

Be Choosy: Not All Preschools Are Created Equal

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

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,…

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

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

The Dual Purpose of Montessori Preschool Practical Life Activities

Students new to Montessori preschool spend much time…

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

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

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

The third year in Montessori preschool has sometimes been…

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

Montessori preschool and toddler programs place much more…

Selecting Early Readers For Your Child

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

Summer Crazies or Summer Camp Fun?

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

Focusing on Focus

As parents, we know that children are not automatically…

Silence: An Unexpected Montessori Benefit

When parents first visit a well-run Montessori school, they often…

Don’t Redshirt for Kindergarten–Eliminate Fixed Timeline

Over the past year, much has been said about the right time to…

Learning to Write Right

Should Children First be Taught Cursive Handwriting? Cursive…