The Importance of Repetition

It happens so many times, your child comes home at the end of the day and reports what he has been working on…and it’s the same thing every day.  Often times this can make a parent nervous, especially if the child is older.  Why is my child doing the same thing every day? Occasionally repetition can signal that a child is stuck, but only if they appear to be doing […]

Supporting How Children Learn: Introduction, Recognition and Recall

Dr. Montessori identified and outlined three stages through which children learn, which she referred to as periods.  She found that they absorbed all information (particularly language and math) through this manner and therefore, designed all activities for the child around this concept.  By understanding this process and the stage your child is in, both teachers and parents can help children through the stages of learning and set them up for […]