There are only a few things that really terrify me in this world, and shopping at Costco on the Saturday before Thanksgiving is one them. All I can think about is stressed out shoppers racing through the aisles with carts jammed packed with toilet paper and giant boxes...

Every year as Thanksgiving arrives, we take time to reflect on the things that make our lives great. At NMS during Circle or Group Time, children discuss what they are most thankful for this year. We often hear such things as favorite toys, pets, family members or thei...

In my 15 years as a Montessori toddler teacher, I have discussed the topic of Montessori in the home environment hundreds of times in a wide range of settings. As I was preparing for a recent NMS coffee talk, it occurred to me how much we tend to focus exclusively on p...

It’s election season at NMS, and the race for official school mascot is tight!

Students are learning about the electoral process through a series of lessons and shared experiences that mimic the way in which US citizens elect leaders.

Overarching goals for this unit are...

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