Category Archives: ACA Blog


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 use every day and how you can help them be smart online.   Kids in a Digital Age This age of technology is all […]

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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 to Montessori education. Since they’re in the dark about the workings of Montessori, it can be hard to foster coinciding routines, values, and practices […]

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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 hear and understand spoken language. This helps them to be aware and understand all the different sounds that language can make. After that, they […]

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Nine Affordable Gifts the 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 lifelong learning and will do what you can to continue their education at home. Giving gifts that appeal to your child’s interests or […]

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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 be a positive learning experience for children. As a result, wrestling with difficult homework can actually be a part of the growing […]

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Seven Huge Advantages of the Montessori Philosophy over Traditional Education Styles


The Montessori philosophy offers a myriad of advantages over traditional education methods. From creativity to independence, Montessori students develop the skills and values that will help them succeed later in school and life. Studies have shown that Montessori students consistently outperform their peers in high school. Today we are going to look at seven of […]

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What Distinguishes ACA from Other Montessori Schools?


While Austin Children’s Academy may not be the only Montessori organization in the state of Texas, or even Austin, we pride ourselves in being the best. But with so many options to choose from, we think it’s important to let our families (and prospective families) know what sets us apart, which is why we wrote […]

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How to Align Your Parenting Style with the Montessori Philosophy


The Montessori method is becoming more and more popular, so it’s easy to see why parents around the world are curious about it. In order to strengthen the teachings of Montessori in the classroom, it’s important to uphold the philosophies of Maria Montessori at home too. We put this article together in order to share […]

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3 Advantages of a Montessori School


What do Jeff Bezos, Julia Child, Stephen Curry, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and Anne Frank all have in common? You might not think much at all, but all of these people were Montessori educated.   Montessori is a word that you’ve probably heard before—even if you’re not familiar with the meaning—and knowing that it helped shape […]

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The Evolution of the Montessori School


Many people flock to Austin Children’s Academy because of our renowned Montessori program that inspires students and encourages them to be lifelong learners. The education we offer is very different from what’s provided at a traditional school, and if you are unfamiliar with the Montessori method of teaching and what it entails, our method of […]

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