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DVMS Toddler Community Update: May 30, 2016

We hope you enjoyed the lovely and warm weekend.

We were so pleased that we were able to go ahead with our Garden Party on Friday. 377 more words

Alternative Education

Off to London!

Here I go. Off on a trip back to my teenage years. Tramping through town for four days from one tourist trap to the next, hopping on and hopping off, eating at Subways and sleeping in a bunk bed at a youth hostel. 58 more words



Una finestra affacciata su un cortile di ghiaia, circondato da vecchi tigli che hanno visto chissà quante generazioni di bambini giocare alla loro ombra. La luce che irrompe nelle aule per strappare grandi e piccoli all’afa delle grandi stanze e portarli con sé fuori, all’aperto, a godere di tutta quella vita che appare solo agli occhi di chi sa ancora guardare. 496 more words


Leslie Hites

Title: Head of School

Company: The Renaissance International School

Location: Oakland, CA

Oakland, CA, May 25, 2016, Leslie Hites, Head of School for the Renaissance International School, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in education services. 290 more words


Effective Way To Teach Montessori At Home 

Children are so amazing! They can let you wonder how each day they have learned something new but without you teaching them. It might be because of their natural or inner urge to learn or what we call “auto-education”. 473 more words


“Besides, if from these sciences they had really arisen a scientific pedagogy of transforming man, as the other positive sciences have transformed the environment, it would not have left educators and the public so indifferent; it would have arose a popular interest since children and the schools are of common interest to all mankind.” – Maria Montessori, taken from a lecture given in August 1915 at National Education Association. Entitled “My System of Education”


Daily Schedule for Toddlers -- 18 Months to 3 Years

Young children’s daily needs change frequently.  L doesn’t need the same things at the same time as N, which sometimes makes it difficult to figure out how to get through the day with both of them all by myself!   833 more words