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Peace Education: Part 2

Part 2: How Washington Montessori School Approaches Peace Education  At WMS, we are fortunate to be building on Dr. Montessori’s strong foundation of kindness, respect, and unwavering positive regard for

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Montessori

Peace Education: Part 1

Part 1: Maria Montessori’s Vision of Peace How does a Montessori School teach children to create justice in an unjust world? How do we provide an equitable and inclusive learning

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Montessori and Positive Discipline

In this blog post, Washington Montessori School explores how the Positive Discipline approach strikes the right balance between constructively guiding children and fostering their independence. Read on to learn how Positive Discipline works in the Montessori classroom — and how it can be implemented in the child’s home environment.

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Inside the Middle School Expert Project
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Inside the Middle School Expert Project

In this blog post, Tom Fahsbender, Director of Middle School Experiential Learning, unpacks the philosophy and methodology behind a staple of Washington Montessori’s Middle School curriculum: the 8th-grade Expert Project.

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Early Often - Alumni Spotlight
Montessori

Early + Often = Forever

Through years of research and careful observation, Dr. Maria Montessori declared that education from birth to 6 was the most important in a child’s life. “Children taking in knowledge now retain it for the rest of their life,” she asserted in her book “Absorbent Mind.”

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