Is it really worth it? I mean, why should you spend the time, effort, and money to find an authentic Montessori program for your child? Wouldn’t it be easier to just find… Read More
Is Montessori Just for Preschool?
What do the older five and six-year-old children get out of staying in Montessori? Although not as intuitively obvious, the benefits of keeping your child in Montessori for “Kindergarten” are even more compelling – and will have profound effects on your child’s social, emotional, and academic development.
Montessori Basics: What is the Montessori work period?
You may already know a bit about the Montessori work period, also known as the work cycle. What exactly is it, and why is it so important?
Attention Parents: Do These 6 Things for a Successful Transition to Montessori Elementary
If you do these six things when your child moves up to Elementary, you will help your child’s transition to this new and exciting period of her life.
7 Traits of an Authentic Montessori School: A Commonsense Guide to Choosing the Right Montessori School for Your Child
Knowledge is power. Once you understand the seven traits of a true, authentic Montessori education, be proactive and ask direct questions when researching schools for your child. Be wary of schools that won’t answer these questions directly.
Who is Matt?
If we haven’t met: Hi. I’m Matt and I’m the Executive Director of the school. If we have met: Hello again! Recently, I’ve been feeling a bit disconnected from our community. The… Read More
Bergamo Montessori News Volume IV, Spring Edition – ft. a student interview with Governor Newsom and some really great art!
Here’s a look inside the spring edition of the Bergamo elementary student-run newspaper – of special note is a visit with Governor Gavin Newsom (and I’m a little partial to the art in this edition…).
Bergamo Guide to Speak at AMI Montessori Conference
“So many countries around the world are embracing Montessori education as we see the positive outcomes of children who are allowed to be independent, to make mistakes, and who are nurtured to be the best selves they can be. The scientific evidence is also building that supports the work we have been doing for 100+ years.”
Two beloved assistants headed off to Montessori training this summer!
Kisha and Shelby, long time assistants in the Toddler and Infant Communities, respectively, are headed to Denver this week. There, they will both begin their AMI Assistants to Infancy training at The… Read More
Can You Believe It?
We had quite an event happen. About a year ago, I read the book The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt. I read this book aloud (it’s a picture book… Read More