One of the most DREADED behaviors my son, John, displayed while a toddler at Sunrise Montessori many moons ago was biting. Argh!?! How I hated hearing that he had bit another child! He did grow out of … [Read more...] about Why Children Bite. What You Can Do After it Happens, and How to Prevent It
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There has been an interesting trend during tours the past few months. A sign of changing times! Our prospective families consistently ask, “How do you treat your Teachers?” It’s a good question. Logic … [Read more...] about How Do We Attract and Retain Our Amazing Team Members?
When I introduced my son a few months ago to a new friend, he unthinkingly stuck out his hand to shake theirs. John didn’t think much of it. It’s normal in his world, the world of a former Montessori … [Read more...] about Why We Shake Hands with our Students When they Leave for the Day
Creating a title for this particular blog was difficult...should I call it How to Completely Avoid Temper Tantrums (not possible) or How to Handle Temper Tantrums (why would you want to handle them if … [Read more...] about How to Prevent Temper Tantrums
It can be as easy as 1-2-3! Back in 2005, my son, John, was one and a half and starting to get bored. My older and wiser sister told me to look for a Montessori preschool, so I toured six child … [Read more...] about How to Pick the Right Preschool