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Inspiring Generations

A Montessori child herself, Joan Rodriguez-Malone believes that what sets Village Montessori apart is their commitment to each child as an individual, capable of achieving amazing progress at his or her own pace, driven by their instinct to learn. In the last 10 years, I’ve had the most intense and thrilling ride of my life. ...

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Montessori beyond the school environment

Our monthly Parent Seminars are great opportunities for parents to learn and better understand what stands behind their kids education at Village Montessori schools. This month we are bringing up a subject that is very close to our hearts and in order to answer a frequent asked question from our parents: How to make our ...

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Strawberry Jam Drops

Ingredients: 1 stick of butter 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 tablespoon milk 2 tablespoons strawberry jam Instructions: In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until creamy. Add the egg to the mixture and mix until well combined. Add flour and baking ...

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The skills that kids learn through a Montessori pre-weaving lesson

In the Montessori curriculum the pre-weaving lesson is part of the Practical Life learning. Through most of the PRACTICAL LIFE lessons in a Montessori school, the kids will be encouraged to engage in activities that will foster Order, Concentration, Coordination and Independence (OCCI). Practical Life is a major component in the proper application of the ...

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A Note From Ms. Joan

Dear Village Families, Friday marks the end of our second week of school. We would like to extend a big thanks to all of the families that have donated two books and a plant for each of our classrooms. The school truly looks beautiful and it is because you all, the Village families, play a ...

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Weekly Blog: Week 1

Dear Village Families, Throughout our first week we have welcomed in many new faces to our ever growing Village Montessori community. It is heart warming to see how quickly the children feel at home at our school. Our students have already begun their process of self-construction for this school year and a lot of these ...

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Montessori in the Home

How to Create a Montessori Prepared Environment for Toddlers, Preschool & Kindergarten Toddlers The first undertaking of a Montessori teacher is to set up her classroom. In Montessori the classroom is called the Prepared Environment. Parents can also create a Prepared Environment at home. A Prepared Environment not only includes the physical materials, it also encompasses the atmosphere ...

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Annual Family Picnic

Every year Village Montessori hosts a family picnic for our parents in Key Biscayne. This is great time to get to know our Village Montessori Community.

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Baking with Toddlers

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Preschool in Coral Gables, Miami Beach, Miami – Florida

The Real Importance Of Pre-Kindergarten Programs   Are you thinking about enrolling your child in pre-kindergarten programs? Maybe you are still confused about the idea, whether you should or shouldn’t do it. As with any aspect of life, there are advantages and disadvantages to pre-kindergarten. But studies have shown that the benefits of pre-kindergarten programs ...

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Technology in MontessorI

Many educators believe that the most important developmental stage in life is from birth to 6 years old. That’s when children learn language communication and discover what’s around them. But in this day in age, many toddlers know how to work an iPad before they can talk. “I think it’s important for the children to ...

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NBA Finals and Montessori

With the N.B.A. FInals tipping off this week, we thought it would be neat to share with you a bit about the reiging M.V.P. (Most Valuable Player) Steph Curry and his mother, Sonya Curry. Sonya is the head of school of a Christian Montessori School in Lake Norman. Check out the link to see a ...

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S.T.E.M. IN AMERICA

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