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SET GOALS WITH YOUR CHILD THE MONTESSORI WAY!

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AS ADULTS WE NATURALLY SET GOALS FOR OURSELVES. WE UNDERSTAND THAT WORKING TOWARD A GOAL IS AN EFFECTIVE WAY TO IMPROVE OURSELVES. CHILDREN SET GOALS AS WELL, BUT THEY DO IT AS A NATURAL PART OF THE GROWING UP PROCESS; …
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Leverage Boredom This Summer!

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“I’m bored!” Spoken in whiny unison by children all across the land, to their parents’ dismay. But, what exactly is “boredom”? Merriam-Webster defines it this way: bore·dom noun \ˈbȯr-dəm\ :  the state of being weary and restless through lack of interest This …
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THREE VERY IMPORTANT AREAS MAKE UP PRACTICAL LIFE.

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IN EVERY MONTESSORI CLASSROOM THERE IS AN AREA THAT SPARKS THE MAGIC OF LEARNING.  THIS AREA GIVES CHILDREN THE OPPORTUNITY TO DEVELOP FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS THAT LAY THE FOUNDATION FOR ALL LEARNING THAT IS TO COME.  THIS AREA IS CALLED PRACTICAL …
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How Not to Raise Anxious Children!

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No one wants to raise an anxious child. However, recent research and widespread news blasts suggest the rising rate of anxiety in children, although counter-intuitive, may be linked to their lack of freedom and opportunity to take risks. Parents often …
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Beth Ann Less (Class of 2009)

A junior studying mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan, Beth Ann was encouraged to pursue topics that interested her throughout her 13 years at West Side Montessori.

Christian Tylinski (Class of 2008)

Currently a senior in architecture at the University of Cincinnati, Christian's middle school internship experience while WSM set him on an amazing career path.

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