Category Archives: ACA Blog


Ways To Keep Your Child’s Brain Active During COVID


COVID may have closed the world down, but it hasn’t stopped your kid from growing up – and every moment of childhood is essential. Try these methods to encourage learning and mental development while everyone is stuck inside. Cooking Lessons Every self-sufficient adult needs to know their way around the kitchen. No matter how old […]

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How to Prevent Your Child from Becoming a Couch Potato During COVID


Quarantine and exercise do not go particularly well together. Depending on where you live, you may not have the luxury of taking long walks or playing in the back yard. But whatever your isolation situation looks like, you can use these tips to help your kids stay healthy and at least a little active. 1) […]

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Here’s How COVID Could Change the Future of Schooling


COVID has caused everything to change. And although things will eventually return to a state of normalcy, it won’t be the same normal as before. Here are just a few ways that education could change forever in response to the lessons we’re learning today. Online Learning Will Become a Standard As a society, we are […]

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Five Steps Parents Can Take to Protect Their Youngster from COVID


Parents face a unique struggle with COVID-19. It’s one thing to keep yourself clean and away from the virus, but it’s another thing to apply those measures to your energetic and innocent child. Try these tips to help your family weather this crisis safely and in good health. 1) Explain Why Hand Washing Works Kids […]

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Waldorf vs. Montessori Preschools


Every preschool promises to give your child an early-life advantage, and most schools are able to deliver on this promise. However, the type of educational philosophy that you choose for your child can have a major impact on the way that they perceive the rest of their academic career. The Waldorf education and the Montessori […]

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The Montessori Pedagogy


Pedagogy is an approach to teaching. A school’s pedagogy typically includes a theory of learning and a plan to incorporate that philosophy into lesson plans. Developed in the early 1900s, the Montessori method is one of the oldest pedagogies currently in use. Maria Montessori developed her pedagogy by observing students and looking for educational activities […]

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Montessori School Curriculum: The Basics


The Montessori method isn’t as complicated as you might think. This educational approach models real-life experiences and teaches a child the skills they will need to succeed in their daily adult life. Learning Through Experience Quite possibly the most important aspect of the Montessori philosophy is that children learn best through hands-on experiences. Instead of […]

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5 Benefits of a Montessori Education


The Montessori Method is founded on the idea that children love to learn. When you enroll your child in a Montessori school, you are providing a variety of advantages that apply to every aspect of their education. 1) Hands-On Learning When you step into a Montessori classroom, you’ll immediately notice the prevalence of Montessori designed […]

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10 Facts About Montessori Schools


How much do you know about the Montessori Method? Whether you’re new to the Montessori method or have enrolled your child in a Montessori school since they were very young, some of the facts on this list might surprise you. 1) The Montessori Method Is Over 100 Years Old Maria Montessori opened her first school […]

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What Your Child Does at Montessori School


When you think about their child’s education, you probably think about grades, academic programs, and faculty qualifications. But from the child’s point of view, an education is made up of individual activities and experiences. Take a quick peek at the most common Montessori activities to understand what your child’s average school day will look like. […]

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