Why Not All Montessori style Schools are Created Equal

Whether you are looking for a Montessori style School in Richmond Hill, Vaughan or another part of the GTA completely, one thing to bear in mind is that not all of the schools you come across will operate in exactly the same way. Because they are focused on responding to the needs of individual students rather than a strict set of teaching rules, Montessori style schools may differ quite widely in the way they are run on a day-to-day basis and in the goals they place most importance on as far as Read more [...]

Why Selecting Child Care is a Bigger Decision than You Think

Parents who are looking for somewhere they can leave their preschool children while they do a part-time job or take care of other family responsibilities are obviously keen to ensure that wherever they choose is fully accredited and approved by local government authorities. However, there is a lot more than basic health and safety considerations to think about when selecting a day care facility for your son or daughter. Below, we look at some of the reasons it is so important to evaluate all your Read more [...]

9 Things You Should Let Your Child Care Know About

child care in MapleIt can be difficult to make time to communicate with your child care provider on a daily basis, especially if you are running late and need to get to work in a hurry. However, there are a number of things that you should make sure your child’s carers are aware of, no matter how pressed for time you may be. Some of these things you can tell them about the very first time you drop your child off and never have to worry about again but others may change on a daily basis, which is why you should always Read more [...]

Summer Camps Make Kids Resilient

I recently spoke to 300 camp directors about how to make children more resilient to life stress. Summer camps, we discovered, are perfect places to help children optimize their psychosocial development. After all, summer camps are places where children get the experiences they need to bolster their range of coping strategies. There are the simple challenges of learning how to build a fire, going on a hike, or conquering a high ropes course. There are the much more complex challenges of getting Read more [...]

Montessori Style School and Why Grouping By Age Holds Many Children Back

At The Montessori style school in King City emphasis is given to encouraging your child’s sense of independence and respecting the natural arc of their intellectual development. In a nutshell this means mixed-age classes, longer than average class length, activities chosen by the children, few rules regarding movement within the classroom and teachers trained in the methods of and using the materials developed by Maria Montessori and her associates. Benefits of Choosing the Montessori style School Read more [...]