In 1982, the United Nations declared September 21 the International Day of Peace or World Peace Day. The day promotes peace throughout the world and calls for, at the least, a ceasefire in active war zones so that humanitarian aid and relief may be provided in those areas. Beginning in 2013, the Secretary-General of the United... Continue Reading »
As I sit to write this post, I have just walked through the entire school building finding peace and quiet throughout the classrooms. All of the toddlers are fast asleep. Most of the Children’s House students are sleeping while those that are already awake are working quietly and purposefully. The infants are doing a bit... Continue Reading »
A home visit has become a very common practice in Montessori Toddler programs all over the world. The home visit is an opportunity for your child’s teacher to come visit him or her in his own home prior to the start of school. Teachers who offer home visits consistently report that those children who have... Continue Reading »
July 1st marks the start The Springs’ 50th “walk around the sun.” As we prepare to begin our 50th school year, we are more excited than ever for the new additions and Montessori experiences that this year will bring! The Springs has always been a labor of love rooted in family, friendship and making Montessori... Continue Reading »
Congratulations to the following AMS-member schools on achieving a significant anniversary milestone. We wish them continued success in the future. The Springs, A Montessori School Springfield, VA Daniel Clifford, Head of School View publication (page 19).