To create school environments that reflect our humanity, the words we use matter, writes Superintendent David Gamberg.
How suburban schools get kids ready for kindergarten
Gone are the days when knowing your ABCs and how to count from one to 10 was enough preparation for kindergarten. Educators say children not only are lacking basic reading and math skills but also the social/emotional skills needed. "Kindergarten readiness starts at birth," said Stephanie Farrelly, principal of the Jefferson Early Childhood Center in Wheaton.
10 Things Kindergarteners Should Know Before School
The first day of Kindergarten is a major milestone. Here are 10 things every Kindergartener should know before they start their first day of school.
Humboldt Unified School District
Current 7th Graders! Early registration for next year's Washington DC trip is happening right now. Register before May 25th and receive a discount on the trip, and you'll also receive a discount on...
7 key phrases Montessori teachers use and why we should use them, too
Because words matter.
What to Expect from Toddler Child Care at a Montessori School
The Montessori experience differs from mainstream educational philosophies, and that's one of the keys to its success. By eliminating the mindless busy-work and allowing children to engage with all of their senses, Montessori toddler child care successfully allows kids to continue loving learning throughout their education. The Montessori philosoph...
Rick Bayless brings top chefs from Mexico to host cooking demos, dinner
Mod Mex & Mod Mix event focuses on Mexican food and drink today, benefits culinary students
What is Montessori School?
What is Montessori school? It's different from ordinary schools in several critical ways. Click here to learn more.
Toddler Montessori...What are the benefits?
Many working parents are looking for a safe and healthy environment for their very young children. Options for child care are limitless and varied in what they have to offer a young child. However, current research shows us that the most crucial part of a child's development happens in the unconcscious absorbent mind, from 0-3 years old. That bei...
Why Farm-to-Institution Sourcing is the Sleeping Giant of Local Food
Strategists are following the money to schools, corporate cafeterias, and hospitals in hopes of rebuilding local economies and bringing healthy food access—literally in through the back door.