Technology, What would Montessori say?  Is it healthy for young children?

Technology, What would Montessori say? Is it healthy for young children?

      With so much technology out there, one might  question it’s value for preschool age children. What would Maria Montessori have to say about young children spending so much time staring at a screen? More and more you ca witness young children staring at screens for long periods of time. Young children at...

STOP!   Let your Children Do That themselves

STOP! Let your Children Do That themselves

    “Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.” – Maria Montessori. It is always the goal  in a  Montessori classroom to encourage children to be independent and be able to do things for themselves. This happens when children are given opportunities to do tasks for themselves...

Why Montessori for Autistic Children?

Why Montessori for Autistic Children?

Autism is on the rise at an alarming rate in the United States. It is estimated that there are approximately 259,425 children (ages 3-22) who have been diagnosed with autism. Autism is typically diagnosed during the first three years of life. It is the result of a neurological disorder that impairs the functioning of...

ADHD Disorder and How to Work with Children Afflicted

ADHD Disorder and How to Work with Children Afflicted

ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity  Disorder is a common issue facing many parents and children. Children with this disorder have trouble paying attention and controlling impulses by acting without thinking. They can also be overly active. There is no cure for this disorder however, it can be successfully managed and some symptoms may improve with...

Kindergarten: ready or not?

Kindergarten: ready or not?

Here are some simple  guidelines to decide if your child is kindergarten-ready. Starting kindergarten is one of the biggest milestones in a child’s life. Here are some tips to help you decide whether your child will be socially, academically and physically prepared to start  school. School cut-off dates School districts around the country differ...

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