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How to develop a Mathematical Mind

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Picture a 3-year old who proudly counts to 20 but hasn’t a clue that numbers represent quantity. Now picture a 3-year old who is helping to prepare dinner by counting each potato as it is peeled and then counts them again as …
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Math … Montessori way!

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When parents observe my Lower Elementary classroom, I often hear the same idea expressed. “I wish I had learned math this way! Maybe I would like math more.” While I personally loved math, I often questioned why or how or …
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Why Our Society Needs Montessori Education

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Maria Montessori after World War II said, “Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.” One has to only turn on the news or open a newspaper to hear stories …
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The Spirit of Giving

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Cultivating the spirit of giving in children at an early age is important because it fosters a sense of belonging and self-worth. Very young children want to help. Encouraging them in simple acts of kindness such as bringing mommy a …
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Upcoming Events
Jan 21

Preschool and Activity Fair

January 21st

Feb 16

Montessori University

February 16th

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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