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
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…).
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
“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.”
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.
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?
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.
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.
It is with great excitement that we announce the opening of a new Infant classroom at Bergamo Montessori School on Pocket Road in September!
Our school opened in 1975 with one preschool/kindergarten classroom of 17 children in rented space at a local church. Over the past 42 years we have grown, slowly, to 3 different campuses… Read More