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Classroom Celebrations

Classroom Celebrations should ‘follow the child.’

In the classroom, this means allowing children to experience and engage in activities independently. The inverse is also true: It means resisting the urge to lead the child but instead to create an environment encouraging self-direction.

Therefore, classroom celebrations should not be a directive from above. Instead they should develop organically inside the classroom.

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Grace And Courtesy

Grace and courtesy is the Classroom Management System designed by Dr. Maria Montessori. Dr. Montessori believed education should function as an aid to life. In fact, she viewed this to be the ultimate goal of education, holding even greater importance than imparting knowledge. Here’s why.

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Back To School

Back to school can be a stressful transition for everyone. When all else fails, think back to the advice your grandmother would have given. Focus your attention on the big three: Nutritious meals, plenty of exercise and a good night’s sleep. Routine is everything!

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Trust the Process

We wouldn’t pull a young plant up from its soil every few days to check on the progress of its growth underneath, we should approach a child’s developmental growth in the same manner. A child, just like a plant, will only thrive if we provide them with the love and care they need. Then we allow them the room they need to grow. We need to trust the process.