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...

The summer I turned twelve, I started a preschool in my backyard.

At 50 cents per child for a 3-hour morning of childcare, The Backyard School was a great deal for parents of 2–5 year olds in my neighborhood. Once parents were assured my mother would be home to provide...

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