Category Archives: ACA Blog


How Cedar Park Montessori Schools Benefit the Local Community


Austin Children’s Academy is one of several Montessori schools in the local area. We’re proud to be part of this extended community, and we believe that a focus on the Montessori method will have benefits for the next generation of Texas youth. Practical Learning Skills The Montessori Method teaches kids how to engage with their […]

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4 Tenants of the Montessori Method


The Montessori Method is an educational philosophy that puts the success of the child first. Once you understand the Dr. Montessori’s basic beliefs, you’ll see why so many children grow and thrive in a Montessori learning environment. 1) Children Want to Learn Maria Montessori’s entire philosophy was built around respect for the children she had […]

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How Schools Are Preparing for Fall 2020


As back-to-school season approaches, both parents and teachers are starting to think about the best way to keep students safe while helping their education advance. Here at Austin Children’s Academy, we’ve taken a wide range of precautions to reduce transmission risk and ensure a healthy learning environment. Single-Teacher Schedules Our original school schedule had each […]

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A New Mom’s Guide to the First Day of Daycare


New mothers often have a hard time separating from their children. This instinct is natural and stems from a desire to keep your kid as safe as possible. However, you need the ability to leave your child in the care of your community, and that means you’ll need to make yourself comfortable with the idea […]

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Best Practices for New Parents


Whether you’ve just had your first baby or are stepping into an existing family, becoming a parent is an incredibly important step. Follow these steps to cultivate a healthy and loving parenting mindset. Give Up Your Expectations Before your child is born, you’ll probably spend time imagining the person they’re going to be. You might […]

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Finding a School That’s Open During COVID-19


COVID-19 has been a struggle for everyone, but families have been hit the hardest of all. As the school semester arrives, many parents are starting to wonder how they can keep their children’s educations on track when so many schools are planning to remain closed. Austin Children’s Academy has full safety measures in place and […]

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How Can I Engage My Child When They’re Stuck at Home?


When kids spend too much time at home, parents often start to worry that they aren’t properly motivated or engaged. Your child’s mental health is important; if you feel like they’re becoming detached, these tips will help you regain their interest and enthusiasm. Invite Your Child to Help Kids love to do the same things […]

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The Core Components of a Montessori Education


Most Montessori schools are independently-run institutions. This means that they often have their own unique attitude, faculty, and atmosphere. However, all schools that make use of the Montessori method tend to have the same core features. Once you understand how Montessori education works, you’ll see how these important elements can be applied to a variety […]

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Finding a New Montessori School During COVID-19


Many schools are closed during the pandemic. Unfortunately, some parents don’t have another option for daytime childcare. Whether you’re looking for a replacement school or trying to introduce your child to the Montessori method during this difficult time, these features will help you identify the best and safest school for your family. Safety Procedures Every […]

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Montessori Schools vs. Public Schools


Although they’re both focused on education, Montessori schools and public schools are worlds apart. Learn what advantages your child will gain when you give them access to a Montessori education. Classroom Composition In a public school, there are typically 20-30 students in a classroom, and all of the students are the same age. This environment […]

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