News from Greenspring Montessori School

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

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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Cooking in the Montessori Classroom

Cooking in the Montessori Classroom

On any given day, you may smell an assortment of delicious aromas when you are walking the halls at Greenspring Montessori School. This is because students and faculty are often engaged in various cooking and baking activities as part of the Montessori curriculum. To...

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Montessori at Home

Montessori in the Home: The Bathroom

Montessori in the Home: The Bathroom

Greetings from Florida! For those of you who don't know me, I was a Lower Elementary guide at Greenspring and then the Director of Admissions before moving to Florida. My daughter, Lila, recently turned two and I would like to share a few thoughts on what it was like...

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Setting up Lila’s Montessori Bedroom

Setting up Lila’s Montessori Bedroom

Greetings from Florida! For those of you who don't know me, I was a Lower Elementary Guide at GMS and then the Director of Admissions before moving to Florida last December. My daughter, Lila, recently turned one and I would like to share a few thoughts on what it was...

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