There are many reasons parents choose Jarrow Montessori. But why do they stay? Jarrow’s program goes through 6th grade, and the depth of curriculum and learning continues as children age-up in our program. Montessori is the largest curriculum and pedagogy in the world, with schools in over 110 countries. This video is worth 5 minutes of your time!
The past few weeks at Jarrow have been marked by a sweet collection of rituals and precious moments. They have ranged between Field Day and Earth Day to the deliberate serving of tea, from hikes and piñatas, to the sharing of work and specially designed events. There have been gestures of gratitude with flowers and handwritten notes (not the least of which included a chorus of Lower Elementary students arriving upstairs yesterday, to present an original composition of gratitude that began, “Dear The Office”). It is beautiful to witness our children expressing sincere and spontaneous gratitude to one another and [Read More…]
“Do not tell them how to do it. Show them how to do it, and do not say a word.” -Maria Montessori It’s been said that people come into our lives for a reason. Or perhaps we come into one another’s lives for a hundred reasons or more. Some of them logical, well-reasoned, and some mysterious, accidental, or sweet with synchronicity. You might be here at Jarrow for a reason fairly obvious and clear, but I expect not only one. It was probably a number of forces at work that first inspired you to place your faith in Montessori. [Read More…]