LePort 2014 Book List

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

Setting up your home for Montessori baby

Being an expectant or new parent can be overwhelming. I remember…

Three Wonderful Videos, One Central Idea (Part 2 of 2)

Part Two: One (of Many) Integrating Principles What words came…

Three Wonderful Videos, One Central Idea (Part 1 of 2)

Part One: The Three Videos Challenge During the past year, I’ve…

Discipline in the Montessori Classroom (2 of 2)

Part Two of Two— Lack of Skill or Unmet Needs, not Badness:…

Discipline in the Montessori Classroom (1 of 2)

Part One of Two— The Theory: What is Discipline and How Do…

Delighting in the Doing

History class as dry recitals of names and dates for a test,…

To Share or Not to Share? (Part 3 of 3)

Part Three of Three: Uninterrupted Work and Concentration in…

To Share or Not to Share? (Part 2 of 3)

Part Two of Three: Practicing Voluntary Sharing at Home In…

To Share or Not to Share? (Part 1 of 3)

Part One of Three: Sharing vs. Surrendering: What Are We Teaching?…

A Visual Tour of the Parent & Child Montessori Infant Experience

When you enroll with your baby in LePort’s Infant Parent &…

The Importance of a Five-Day School Program

Watching your young child grow up so quickly can be bittersweet—one…

A sneak-peak into the Parent & Child Toddler Class

When you enroll with your child in LePort’s Toddler Parent…

Understanding Your Child – Individualization “Behind the Scenes”

Most private schools are focused on either "academics" or "personal…

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

Some parents who discover Montessori when their child is four…

Five Montessori Secrets for Literacy

“The child's explosion into writing is closely connected with…

Teaching Math Conceptually

For many people, children and adults alike, mathematics…

The Value of Unstructured Time (Or: What to Do Instead of TV)

I recently wrote a blog post about the potential harm to…

Encouraging the Scientist in Your Preschooler

If you follow the discussions about education reform and…

Celebrating Birthdays, the Montessori Way

As a mother, I always find myself reliving the wonder of…

LePort Blog: Temper Tantrum Prevention

Ah, the temper tantrum: read any parenting list, and you’ll…

Do You Know How Excessive Screen Time May Harm Your Child’s Brain?

I recently talked with two well-meaning mothers who proudly…

A Story of Pursuing a Passion and Passing on Lessons Learned

One of our goals at LePort is helping our students find and live…

Play vs. Work: A Wrong Alternative

PART 1 of 3 on Montessori and Play Recently, I’ve read several…
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Applying Montessori Ideas When Reading With Your Child

Part four of four of our reading aloud blog post series While…