“Mrs. Davidson, I’m going to save the world!”, a child eagerly shouted to me. I thought, “You’re absolutely right!” Children have the best imaginations and the best of intentions. Why not show them all of the things they can do! In a Montessori environment, we focus on independence as a means to strengthen self-esteem. I believe that … Read more
Recently, a young boy was having one of those days. Although he was unable to articulate his troubles, a Kindergartener recognized that her friend was feeling low and turned his day around.
by Lina McAndrew A boy in the Casa has been coming to school in a Junior Ranger Vest with a collection of very special rocks and gems. Different days mean different rocks. He cannot get enough of scientific facts! If you ever want to talk about the pull of Jupiter’s gravity or the speed of … Read more
The importance of spending time outside in the winter. Spending Time Outdoors in the Winter! Norwegians have a long-standing tradition known as “friluftsliv”. The word loosely translates to ‘open-air life’ and embodies the nation’s dedication to spending time in nature on a regular basis. This is easy enough to do when the sun is shining … Read more
If you’re looking for a preschool, you know you have a lot of choices. From daycare to church schools to park programs, you’ll find no shortage of places to visit. Maybe there’s a great school you heard about in your community. They have a nice brochure and an up-to-date website. You had a great conversation … Read more