Jarrow third year Elementary students shared a great two-day adventure last week in celebration of their completion of Junior Elementary. We ritualized this moment in time, in order to respect and honor the great work accomplished both individually and together as Montessori Elementary students. Early in her research on human development, Dr. Montessori introduced a concept she named, “Going Out”, which in traditional education is often referred to as “Field Trips”. The nuance between those two terms is this: When Montessori students leave the campus, they do not just head out into the field for an adventure, they gather up [Read More…]
Jarrow students celebrated Earth Day with re-scheduled Climate Awareness event on Friday. We traded the cold, rainy day weather of two weeks ago for blue skies and a perfect day outdoors. There were fun, creative, and scientific stations hosted all over campus with topics ranging from renewable energies, pollination ecology, medicine wheel symbology. We built terrariums, a solar oven (that produced delicious muffins!), and made bubbles using a bike-powered generator. We learned about pollinators and the amazing symbiotic relationship between insects and plants. We explored the power and beauty of the Medicine Wheel and we made art with intentions. Later on, we sipped sun tea and were gently regaled by our visiting [Read More…]
Stay tuned to Jarrow.org for more photos and sharing about this wonderful and impressive weeklong trip our Senior Elementary students took to Crow Canyon.