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Popular Austin Libraries For Kids


Looking to find fun, free, and educational entertainment for your kids? What better place to go than to a public library? Austin is blessed with a phenomenal library system that consists of the...
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Maria Montessori Theory Stages


Most of us are familiar with the Montessori Method as it applies to preschools or grammar schools, but Dr. Maria Montessori’s philosophy was not confined to early childhood education. Her...
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Main Differences Between Montessori School & Public School


Choosing the right educational experience for your child is a decision that’s as bewildering as it is important. Local public schools are convenient and the teaching methods are familiar to...
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Ways To Keep Kids Active In The Cold


Even the most active kids may balk at going outside during a sudden stretch of frigid weather. Long daily walks, hikes through the woods, and bike rides aren’t quite as fun when there’s a...
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7 Fun Kids Activities In Austin This Winter


The broiling days of summer are finally over! With temperatures and humidity dipping into the comfort zone, winter is one of the loveliest times of the year in Austin, Texas, offering up a host of...
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5 Advantages Of A Montessori Education


Consider the Montessori Method of childhood education: Though the philosophy is a hundred years old, well-tested and established, it still has the feel of something delightfully revolutionary....
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The Adult’s Role In Montessori Education


Back when Dr. Maria Montessori observed children in turn-of-the-century classrooms, the educational methods she ultimately developed upended contemporary ideas about how young students develop and...
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Social Skills In The Montessori Classroom


If you’ve ever observed a Montessori classroom in action, particularly a group of three-to-six-year-old children, you may be struck by how very calm and organized the classroom is. The children...
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Smart Classroom Design Is At The Heart Of The Montessori Method


Montessori classrooms are known for their wide-open design, unique materials, glorious lighting, and sense of order. The construct is intentional. Baked into the Montessori Method of education is the...
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What Is The Single Most Important Result Of The Montessori Method?


Dr. Montessori once said that a teacher’s greatest success is when “the children are now working as if I (the teacher) did not exist.” This may sound odd to those who were raised in...
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