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Timely Social and Emotional Development Yields Lifelong Effects

Montessori education prepares students for the future by aiding in social and emotional development. A study published in 2015 by the American Journal of Public Health tested kindergarten-aged children for their level of social and emotional competency, and then followed up with the same children 13 to 19 years later. Results showed that those with strong social and emotional skills at kindergarten …

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This is How Children Benefit from a Montessori Education

In the early 1900s, Maria Montessori saw great need for reform in the educational system. Her passion became to develop educators and schools that would foster the “whole personality of the child,” not only the academic side. Within her educational system exist three primary principles: Individual liberty Observation Preparation of the environment Montessori education allows our children to grow to …

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Enrolling Your Child at Meadow Montessori School

How Can Parents Facilitate Enrolling Their Children in Meadow Montessori School? At Meadow Montessori School, children benefit from a year-round educational program tailored to students’ individual needs. The school’s individualized curriculum makes it easy for students to adjust to the learning environment and feel a part of their group studies, regardless of when they join the classroom. Students Welcome to …

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Technology in the Montessori Classroom

I recently read an article about the developers of Montessorium, who introduced Montessori applications for the iPad. It reminded me of the controversy surrounding the use of technology in the Montessori classrooms. Both sides of the argument try to deduce what Dr. Maria Montessori herself would think about the internet and computers in the classroom. None of us will know …

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Is There Dramatic Play in Montessori?

Dramatic Play is defined as play in which children act out roles – a child feeding a baby doll, cooking in a play kitchen, etc. It is true that children enjoy role playing. As soon as they start walking they want to do what they see the adults in their life doing. They want to clean, cook, and generally take …

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Montessori Benefits, as Shared by the Houston Chronicle

Did you know that our certified staff at Meadow Montessori School apply Montessori’s ideas in the best and most up-to-date ways fit for all young children? We teach children using current technologies in the most productive ways. Our Montessori private school in Richmond, Texas ensures that children with all learning styles keep up to speed or even exceed their peers. …

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Montessori Education & the White House Summit

Of course, at Meadow Montessori School we know that Early Childhood Education (ECE) is essential for future success. In 2002, the White House initiated the Good Start, Grow Smart program. The initiative stated, “When young children are provided an environment rich in language and literacy interactions and full of opportunities to listen to and use language constantly, they can begin …

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Parent-Teacher Conference Month

This is a friendly reminder that November is Parent-Teacher Conference month! Witness Your Child’s Montessori Education We ask all parents to sign up on the conference schedule inside your child’s classroom. Our teachers are looking forward to talking with each of you and sharing information about the work your child is doing. For more information regarding events at Meadow Montessori …

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Meadow Montessori Celebrates World Peace Day

World Peace Day, otherwise known as the International Day of Peace, is observed annually on September 21st, and this year we gathered our lovely Montessori preschool in Richmond, Texas together to sing Light a Candle for Peace. What is World Peace Day? World Peace Day, is a day that’s dedicated to celebrating world peace, often via peace education, which is …

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Montessori and the Future of School

A Montessori education is what’s best for today’s and tomorrow’s kids. The bottom line is, quality Montessori educators are committed to providing an innovative and academically challenging curriculum that empowers our students to be independent thinkers and future leaders. Shaping Young Brains for Future Innovations Italian physician and teacher Maria Montessori founded the Montessori education in the early 20th century, …