Observation Window: First Days of Discovery

Montessori-style Discovery A little boy not quite three years old worked so very hard today building the Pink Tower. Back and forth he patiently crossed the room, gathering his material the way he had been shown. When he had finished carrying each of the ten cubes slowly over to his rug one by one and erecting the tower, he stood very still and very close to it. He didn’t touch […]

Teacher Highlights: A Child In Transition

This highlight was written by: Minaxi Punjabi, Lead Teacher of the Half-Day Toddler Program at Fiore Montessori If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies.   ~Author Unknown For a toddler child who is in school five days a week, I have noticed that it takes a minimum of 4 to 5 weeks for them to meaningfully engage and for the beginning of the consideration that the school environment is inclusive to and […]