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Success & Montessori Education

A talk about how Montessori helps children to excel, today and throughout their lives

Have you ever seen a 22-month-old child skateboarding?

What I love most about this video is how comfortable the boy is with messing up.

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Imagine this scenario.

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Below is a dialogue between a five-year-old girl and her caring teacher. I hope you enjoy.

Nina: You had a baby, right?

Teacher: You remember it.

Nina: You're married. You're a "Mrs." and you wear a ring.

Teacher: You observed that.

Nina: My sister's going to have a baby.

Teacher: You're going to be an aunt.

Nina: Yes, but my sister's not married.

Teacher: Oh.

Nina: Is it better to be married when you have a baby?

Teacher: You're wondering about that?

Nina: Yes. Everybody at home was all upset and mad, but I'm happy.

Teacher: You're looking forward to being an aunt.

Nina: Yes, but I wish everyone was happy.

Teacher: You wish they shared your joy.

Nina: Yeah.

Nina paused for a moment, ran over to her teacher,...

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One morning at school, I saw a three-year-old boy crying on the playground: "I want my mommy! I want my mommy!"

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One of the reasons I love being around children is they can be so unabashedly proud of their accomplishments and of themselves.

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Parents sometimes ask me about daycare and preschool options for their children, and most moms and dads openly feel at a loss when searching. This story is for them:

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There is a simple way to bring a smile to any child's face: send him a letter.

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How does a 2-year-old make coffee for his dad? Take a look:

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On Friday, June 12, 1942, Anne Frank received a diary from her father, Otto Frank, and that is where the story of her secret begins:

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