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Common Myths & Misconceptions About Montessori Education

A Montessori education is an excellent foundation for any child’s life. Valuable life lessons and practical skills help children develop confidence and provide an excellent foundation for [...]

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Montessori & Music

Music plays an essential role in the Montessori classroom. Music is rich in history and culture and can provide many lessons and benefits for your child. The Absorbent Mind Children have [...]

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How to Prepare Children for the Return to School

As the summer holidays wind down, parents and children are preparing for the return to school. After weeks of free time and more relaxed schedules, returning to school in September can be a bit [...]

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March Break with Your Children

If you are lucky enough to have March Break off with your children and have a limited budget – DON’T PLAN ANYTHING!  Making plans and arranging schedules for your days off can create unrealistic [...]

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Popular Questions Parents Ask Us

What is the ratio of teacher to child? As a licensed program, we are required to maintain a 1:8 ratio of teachers to children. However, at our school we maintain a 1:6 ratio. A smaller ratio [...]

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Value of CCMA Accreditation

Our school is the only CCMA accredited school in Guelph.  Here are a couple of reasons why you might want a Montessori education for your child. The first thing you should know is that any school [...]

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Encouragement Vs. Praise

When your child shows you something she has done, try to avoid using any words that you could say without even looking at her work, such as: “that’s beautiful,” “what a great job,” “you are an [...]

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We are Proud to Announce our CCMA Accreditation

After four years as a CCMA Applicant School, this week we finally received full CCMA (Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators) accreditation. Accreditation means that we are now recognized [...]

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Briefings on Montessori Talent & Leadership

This is an interesting article from Briefings magazine on Montessori outcomes. Click here to read Briefings Magazine on Montessori Schools.