While Jarrow’s mission begins with the call to Montessori education for our children, we also depend upon and celebrate the adult relationships that grow among us. We are grateful for Parent Education events that help us consider meaningful ways of connecting with pedagogy, and for other venues and conversations that inspire us to consider the deep work of personal growth as parents. We are proud to announce a new on-line venue at Jarrow, called Peer-to-Peer. Here, you will find Jarrow dads reflecting on our school and their families’ experience in Montessori. You will be invited to share the company of another parent’s perspective, another [Read More…]
Montessori classrooms are a beautifully prepared environment, with appealing, multi-sensory materials. Here is a wonderful little video that shows a look inside a Primary classroom.
Dear Jarrow Parents, Our staff is often engaged in conversation regarding the deep work of Montessori. The Montessori approach to education is unique because it is not based on educational theory or limited to academic precepts. It is founded on the cycles of human development and calls us to offer curriculum and practices that respect and honor the sacred evolution of human life. In developing her approach to education, Dr. Montessori delineated Planes of Development that include needs and tendencies of humans in the areas of social, moral, cognitive and emotional development. The task of education, Dr. Montessori believed, is [Read More…]