News from Greenspring Montessori School

Photos from the 2019 Harvest Festival

Photos from the 2019 Harvest Festival

Over 300 people attended the Harvest Festival! Parent volunteers partnered with the school to plan, set up, provide food for, host, and clean up this parent-led event. Adolescents hosted their microeconomy pop-up shop to sell their handmade Cleanspring products. Upper...

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Becoming a Going-Out Chaperone

Becoming a Going-Out Chaperone

As part of the Elementary experience at Greenspring Montessori School, students often organize their own Going-Outs. Unlike a field trip, which is usually organized by the teacher and requires whole class participation, a Going-Out is organized by a student or a small...

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Supporting Your Toddler’s Independence

Supporting Your Toddler’s Independence

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What’s Wrong with this Photo?

What’s Wrong with this Photo?

We are already deep into our work this school year and seeing so many interesting things happening in all of our classrooms. From our toddlers learning the simple joys of being together in a community for the first time to our Elementary students exploring the history...

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Learn More About Montessori

Raising Toddlers with Montessori Discipline

Raising Toddlers with Montessori Discipline

Watch on YouTube | Subscribe on YouTube Greenspring Montessori School Toddler Guides, Danuta Wilson and Kim McCaslin, discuss strategies to encourage your child to self-regulate their behaviors and emotions at home. They provide simple strategies that can be...

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Supporting Your Toddler’s Independence

Supporting Your Toddler’s Independence

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, Greenspring Montessori School will earn a commission if you click through and purchase an affiliate resource. We take special care to recommend resources that worked well...

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Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius

Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius

Dr. Angeline Lillard, professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, has been studying Montessori’s methods for more than two decades. Dr. Lillard asserts that traditional American schooling is in constant crisis because it is based on two poor models for...

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Montessori at Home

Supporting Your Toddler’s Independence

Supporting Your Toddler’s Independence

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, Greenspring Montessori School will earn a commission if you click through and purchase an affiliate resource. We take special care to recommend resources that worked well...

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A Montessori Play Area

A Montessori Play Area

Greetings from Florida! For those of you who don’t know me, I was a Lower Elementary guide and then the Director of Admissions at Greenspring before moving to Florida. I began this series on Montessori in the Home to help parents find creative ways to implement...

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A Montessori Kitchen

A Montessori Kitchen

Greetings from Florida! For those of you who don’t know me, I was a Lower Elementary guide and then the Director of Admissions at Greenspring before moving to Florida. I have begun this series on Montessori in the Home to help parents find creative ways to implement...

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