Super Heroes

“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

The Roles of Lighthouse Keepers & Captains

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.

Interest Inquiry: A Geological Discovery!

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

Time to get out of the house!

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