Grace & Courtesy, Helping Children Learn Social Graces By Heather White Article provided by the American Montessori Society, Family Connections Newsletter Around 2½ years old, a child enters a sensitive period for social skills or manners. Maria Montessori referred to these skills as Grace and Courtesy. At this time, the child has an interest in… Read More »
Jarrow is now accepting applications for the 2023-24 school year.
Jarrow is accepting to applicants for our Elementary program.
"What sets Montessori apart in the Elementary years—ages 6 – 12—is the individually paced curriculum that challenges children academically and safeguards their well-being and sense of self. Engaging as contributing members of a respectful community, they learn to question, think critically, and take responsibility for their own learning—skills that will support them in later education and in life.
As at all Montessori levels, the Elementary program is based on the belief that children learn best through movement and work with their hands, and provides cognitive, social, and emotional support to help them reach their full potential." -American Montessori Society
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Many of you are aware, with Thanksgiving upon us, that we call attention to Native American Heritage Month which is observed in November. This month is an opportunity for learning and discussions on the culture, traditions, and achievements of the nation’s original inhabitants and of their descendants. The official designation of November as National Native American Heritage Month was signed… Read More »
Brain-Based Learning As Montessorians, we have long marveled at Dr. Montessori, a doctor and scientist, who had the visionary ability to develop an educational practice that best supports a child’s brain development. Today, as a result of new technologies that allow us to view the brain in action, “the field of neuroscience” has affirmed Montessori’s basic… Read More »