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Nine Montessori Alumni Who Have Accomplished Amazing Things


Those who attended Montessori school, whether for their entire school career or just a few years, are known for exemplifying independence, selflessness, dignity, sound judgment, and the ability to...
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How Will a Montessori Education Shape My Child’s Morality?


Morality is derived from the Latin word moralis, which means “custom.” When a child learns the morals of society, they are simultaneously adapting to social life and culture—both their own and...
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How the Montessori Philosophy Promotes Positive Social Behaviors in Young Learners


At Austin Children’s Academy—and all other esteemed Montessori schools across the world—we promote a well-rounded view of the child, and our goal is to help every aspect of their...
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3 Tips When Picking a Montessori School


So you’ve decided on Montessori school for your child. This is a very exciting time, but it can be stressful as well. You’ve made a great choice, but you haven’t quite finished the...
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Do Mixed-Age Classrooms Actually Benefit Your Child’s Social and Intellectual Growth?


In traditional schools, classrooms are grouped by age—with the biggest gap being anywhere from six months to a year. These children learn the same material at the same rate, and the pace is based...
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How to Help Your Child Make Responsible Choices with Digital Devices


In 2022, technology is around every corner. There are even such things as smart vacuums! But this article isn’t here to discuss Roombas—we’re more concentrated on the technology that your kids...
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Five Must-Read Books for Parents of Montessori Learners


By continuing your child’s Montessori education at home, you’re building a firm foundation for them to succeed at school. In some cases, though, Montessori parents feel left behind when it comes...
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How to Nurture Your Child’s Interest in Reading and Writing


All parts of literacy (listening, talking, reading, and writing) are connected. In order to foster an interest and love for reading and writing, first present your child with many opportunities to...
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Nine Affordable Gifts That Promote A Lifelong Passion for Learning


Your child’s education shouldn’t stop once they’re out of a classroom setting. In fact, if you send your child to a Montessori school, that means you understand and appreciate the value of...
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What Can You Do if Your Child Struggles with Mathematics?


As a parent, you want to see your child succeed in life and in school. So what happens when your child shows signs of struggling academically? Never fear—there is hope! Challenging curriculum can...
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