“Why aren’t you ready for school yet?”

“I can’t find the book I need for class.”

“Have you finished cleaning your room?”

“Why do I have to clean my room – it looks good to me.”

As a parent, I had conversations like these numerous times with my daughter, and I suspect they...

Winter weather often leads to extended periods indoors both at home and at school. Art activities are a wonderful way to help curb cabin fever! Here are a few suggestions that can be easily incorporated into the home environment.

Homemade Play Dough 

I recently made Kool...

Children are natural performers. They are uninhibited, a little wacky and can cry on cue! All you need to do is watch a few minutes of recess and you will see a variety of plays happening: family, princesses, good versus evil, etc.  Primary Drama is, in part, about har...

This year, NMS has partnered with the Boston Museum of Science to bring their exciting “Engineering is Elementary” curriculum to the Lower Elementary classrooms. This curriculum pairs perfectly with the Montessori physical and earth science curriculum. It presents chil...

As educators, we value creating a community of learners both for children and adults—teachers and parents alike. The best way to help our students be life-long learners is to model this expectation in our lives, and we do so with ongoing professional development.  

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