Hill Point Montessori https://hillpointmontessori.com An Authentic Montessori Education Wed, 29 Apr 2020 02:25:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://hillpointmontessori.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/favicon-75x75.png Hill Point Montessori https://hillpointmontessori.com 32 32 5 Ways to Use the Montessori Method for Learning at Home https://hillpointmontessori.com/5-ways-to-use-the-montessori-method-for-learning-at-home/ Wed, 29 Apr 2020 02:13:01 +0000 https://hillpointmontessori.com/?p=3310 Like many families, yours may be affected by school closures and e-learning alternatives. However, many parents are challenged by teaching their children at home and need help. Using the principles of a Montessori elementary school may help your children with distance learning, or may help you replace the daily routine of pre-school. 1. Encourage Child-Led […]

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The Montessori Approach to Infant Care https://hillpointmontessori.com/the-montessori-approach-to-infant-care/ Wed, 01 Apr 2020 22:45:44 +0000 https://hillpointmontessori.com/?p=3298 Most parents are aware of Montessori education as an option to traditional school programs. However, your child can begin benefiting from Montessori learning long before kindergarten begins. Our Montessori infant care program establishes a nurturing space for your infant to begin to stretch his/her rapidly growing mind. Learning is continued through the toddler and school […]

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Is Montessori Elementary the Right Environment for your Child? https://hillpointmontessori.com/is-montessori-elementary-the-right-environment-for-your-child/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 21:11:51 +0000 https://hillpointmontessori.com/?p=3248 If you are thinking about a Montessori elementary school or preschool program for your child, you may already know some of the differences between a Montessori school and public schools. Montessori schools are based on the ideas of Dr. Maria Montessori. Also, Montessori school allows children more hands-on learning than public schools classroom do.  Some […]

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7 Qualities to Look For in an Authentic Montessori School https://hillpointmontessori.com/7-qualities-to-look-for-in-an-authentic-montessori-school/ Wed, 22 Jan 2020 00:28:16 +0000 https://hillpointmontessori.com/?p=3205 For Montessori preschool and up, parents may wonder if the Montessori school they’ve enrolled their child in truly practices the Montessori method and is guided by its philosophy. Different schools may vary in their details, but here are seven qualities to look for in an authentic Montessori school.  1. Multi-age classrooms When Dr. Montessori created […]

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Montessori Elementary Performance Compared to Public School https://hillpointmontessori.com/montessori-elementary-performance-over-public-school/ Fri, 27 Dec 2019 10:40:24 +0000 https://hillpointmontessori.com/?p=3167 If you are a Montessori preschool parent looking to enroll your child in elementary school, or a parent who is new to Montessori and exploring this educational option, you may be wondering if there is a difference in student performance at Montessori elementary schools over public schools. While that may seem like a question that […]

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Teaching Your Child About Thanksgiving https://hillpointmontessori.com/teaching-your-child-about-thanksgiving/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 21:03:26 +0000 https://hillpointmontessori.com/?p=2960 Though the American holiday of Thanksgiving has a much more complicated origin story than many of us were taught as children, that doesn’t mean there aren’t meaningful lessons to be had for children of all ages. If you are wondering how to teach your Montessori preschool or elementary school kiddo about Thanksgiving in a way […]

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Fall Craft Activities for Montessori Preschool https://hillpointmontessori.com/fall-craft-activities-for-montessori-preschool/ Wed, 23 Oct 2019 01:43:37 +0000 https://hillpointmontessori.com/?p=2945 With Montessori preschool back in session, your preschooler is probably exuberant about the new friends they’ve made and the new things they’ve learned. This is a great opportunity to build on that learning with fun Fall activities. Here are a few ideas that stem from the curriculum in their Montessori primary program.  Sensorial  A sensorial […]

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Is It Too Late for my Child to Attend a Montessori School? https://hillpointmontessori.com/is-it-too-late-for-my-child-to-attend-a-montessori-school/ Tue, 10 Sep 2019 23:17:47 +0000 https://hillpointmontessori.com/?p=2902 Most educators who practice the Montessori method encourage children to begin their education in Montessori pre-school, though it is not too late if that isn’t the case for your child. The first years of the three-year Primary Program are key for creating a foundation for interacting with and navigating the Montessori classroom and curriculum. This […]

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What Children Learn in Montessori Kindergarten https://hillpointmontessori.com/what-children-learn-in-montessori-kindergarten/ Tue, 20 Aug 2019 05:14:29 +0000 https://hillpointmontessori.com/?p=2887 Kindergarteners in Montessori elementary school have a lot to look forward to in their school year. Like in traditional schools, Montessori kindergarten is a formative time filled with exciting and affirming learning experiences. However, the Montessori method’s characteristic mixed-age classes, expansive curriculum, and emphasis on self-directed learning that results in the mastery of subjects and […]

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Fun Summer Snacks for Preschoolers https://hillpointmontessori.com/fun-summer-snacks-for-preschoolers/ Mon, 22 Jul 2019 03:19:28 +0000 https://hillpointmontessori.com/?p=2761 It can be hard to keep up with all that energy your Montessori pre-school child expends during the summer. With all the activities, games, and general running around, it is important to keep them fueled with healthy snacks. Read on to learn some tips for turning snack time into an activity in itself and for […]

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