Montessori in Rockville, Maryland

Practical Life – How to Emulate the Montessori Lessons at Home

Parents often ask us how to continue the Montessori approach to learning at home. There are many ways you can continue and reinforce the approach for your child outside of the classroom. The purpose of this article is to introduce you to some of the ideas, once you get the hang of it you will … Continue reading

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Did you know the Royal family has chosen a Montessori Preschool for the handsome Prince George?

Prince William and Princess Kate have chosen a Montessori school for their first child, Prince George, to attend. On Wednesday, January 6th Prince George started at Westacre Montessori in Norfolk, UK. Westacre is located 10 miles away from the Royal’s Anmer Hall home on the Sandringham Estate. A mother of three whose sons went there … Continue reading

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Norbeck Montessori’s Approach to Reading

Watch Our Video to Learn More About Our Reading Approach A lot of people ask us how we teach children to be such good readers? We tell them that we don’t necessarily “teach” them to be good readers; rather, we give them the foundation they need in order to become great readers. Norbeck begins teaching … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

To welcome in the New Year we thought it would be fun to highlight a number of famous people who were/are Montessorians. Did you know that Ann Frank was Montessori educated? How about Jacqueline Kennedy, or Prince William, or Steve Wozniak? Here is a list of just a few people you may recognize who received … Continue reading

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Car Seat Safety

Motor vehicle related accidents are the leading cause of death amongst children every year in the United States. According to the CDC, more than 800 children aged 14 years and younger died in 2011 from motor vehicle crashes, and over 180,000 children were injured. Most of these injuries and deaths could have been prevented. The … Continue reading

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What You Can Do At Home To Promote The Montessori Philosophy

As we have been conducting our workshops on Montessori Education, one of the questions we have heard from several of our parents is, “What things can I do at home that will promote the Montessori Montessori at Homephilosophy?”. Promoting independence is the key when finding things for your child(ren) to do at home, something that … Continue reading

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