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Teaching Math Conceptually

For many people, children and adults alike, mathematics…

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

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

The Fundamental Choice

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

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

Every fall, children transition to our Montessori programs from…

At LePort, the "passion for learning" is kept alive

What does medieval history have to do with a juicy steak…

Drive: Keeping a Child’s Love of Learning Alive

Every school we know talks about instilling a love of learning…

Creative Play and Montessori Principles

Several recent articles in major newspapers discussed the…

Tiger Mom vs. Enjoying Childhood: A Choice you Don’t Have to Make

A recent article excerpting a chapter of Amy Chua’s book, Battle…

Praise Effort, not Smarts

With the New Year upon us, it is the time for New Years Resolutions.…

Why Don’t Students Like School?

We are all familiar with the picture of a classroom full of…

Igniting a Passion to Learn

Take a moment to think back over the different experiences you’ve…