News from Greenspring Montessori School

The Importance of Free Play This Summer

The Importance of Free Play This Summer

Written by Betsy Wimbrow, Director of Education Ah, summertime! There is nothing like long, languid days that stretch slowly into the evening, running barefoot in the cool grass while chasing fireflies, and biting into cold crispy watermelon, the juice dripping down...

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2019 Adolescent Graduation

2019 Adolescent Graduation

Last Wednesday, we hosted the 2019 Adolescent Graduation at Greenspring Montessori School. Each graduate gave a touching speech about how their time here at Greenspring has affected them and what they are looking forward to in the next chapter - high school! We wish...

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Class Notes from Recent Alumni

Class Notes from Recent Alumni

In our 2019 Community Connection Magazine, we feature a section on class notes from recent graduates and former students of Greenspring Montessori School. Read more about what our graduates have been up to in high school, college, and beyond. If you are an alumni of...

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Spring Library Update

Spring Library Update

Weeding is an essential component of library management. It is an ongoing part of collection development, a planned and thoughtful action that will ensure library materials are current and enticing. This process ensures the removal of regularly outdated or irrelevant...

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Successful Spring Grounds Day

Successful Spring Grounds Day

Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers who braved the weather to join us on Friday, April 12 for our Spring Grounds Day! We so appreciate all of the faculty, staff, parents, and children who rolled up their sleeves to help us create beautifully prepared gardens,...

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Learn More About Montessori

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

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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