News from Greenspring Montessori School

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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Adolescent Orientation Odyssey to Echo Hill

Adolescent Orientation Odyssey to Echo Hill

This year the Adolescents went on a trip with the Echo Hill Outdoor School for 3 days and 2 nights to the Chester River. This Odyssey (one of two for the year) serves as an orientation to the community through social experiences -- adolescents have an opportunity to...

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Easing Separation Anxiety

Easing Separation Anxiety

Beginning a new school year is a time of excitement and uncertainty for many new children. For some, it is their first time being away from home for a stretch of time. It is common for students (and parents) to experience feelings of anxiety; this is perfectly normal....

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Grace & Courtesy is All About Respect

Grace & Courtesy is All About Respect

“A child who becomes a master of his acts through repeated exercises [of grace and courtesy]...is a child filled with health and joy and remarkable for his calmness and discipline.” - Dr. Maria Montessori Have you ever entered a Montessori classroom and noticed that...

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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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