Guidepost Montessori Holiday Gift Guide

With the holiday season in full swing, we wanted to share some of our favorite Montessori-inspired toys and non-toy alternatives.

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Montessori Basics

Can a Montessori Home Environment Be Colorful?

Published on Nov 23rd

Montessori at home doesn't restrict color; it reminds us not to restrict natural beauty.

At-home Montessori

How to Manage Holiday Triggers and Toxic Relationships

Published on Nov 22nd

While increased stress over the holidays is common, there are things we can do to protect our emotional needs — and our children’s. Guidepost rallied some expertise from Dr. Brandy Schumann, who specializes in the psychological, social, and emotional wellbeing of young children, adolescents, and families.

Guidepost Montessori Holiday Gift Guide

Published on Nov 19th

With the holiday season in full swing, we wanted to share some of our favorite Montessori-inspired toys and non-toy alternatives.

Success Stories

Why Guidepost Stood Out for This Parent

Published on Nov 5th

Why one Guidepost parent made the decision to move her daughters back to Guidepost Montessori

What Does It Mean to Be Educated?

Published on Nov 5th

Guidepost's VP of Pedagogy Matt Bateman wrote an article for the Chalkboard Review, explaining Maria Montessori’s take on the practical, vocational value of education

An Introduction to Montessori Math: Place Value as Soulcraft

Published on Nov 3rd

Guidepost's VP of Pedagogy Matt Bateman argues the Montessori way of learning math is a form of "soulcraft"—an activity that shapes and nourishes the soul

Learning and Development

Why is Montessori So Focused on Independence?

Published on Oct 29th

When children are empowered with age-appropriate independence — physically, mentally, and emotionally — they become adults capable of more meaningful relationships. Trust in one’s own abilities is the precursor to peacefully collaborating, initiating, and contributing in ways that make a positive difference in the world.

Four Ways to Have a Halloween Free of Tears — For Children Under Six

Published on Oct 27th

Knowing the young child craves to understand what is real, and is not yet ready for fantasy, means we can emphasize Halloween's real-life aspects. Here’s a list of ideas to introduce Halloween with greater emphasis on practical, age-appropriate festivities.

Montessori Basics

Multi-Age Classrooms: A Hallmark of Montessori

Published on Oct 27th

The multi-age classroom is fundamental to the Montessori Method, but why?

At-home Montessori

The Ultimate Guide to Montessori at Home 

Published on Oct 21st

Montessori education is most commonly associated with Montessori schools, but it's not limited to those four walls. Anyone – parents, caregivers, educators – can make a Montessori environment at home.

Our Montessori Philosophy

The Montessori approach to human development is based on the belief in the potential of the child, and on the belief that it is only the child who can realize this potential. To grow up well is to grow up to be increasingly independent—to be increasingly capable, increasingly confident, increasingly secure.

Giving children the keys to life

Guidepost Montessori enables children to understand the world and choose their place within it.

With over 80 campuses across the US and Asia, and at-home and virtual learning programs serving more than 7,000 families worldwide, Guidepost is the world’s largest Montessori network.

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