Holidays Around the World

North Pole Montessori will be hosting an open house event Wednesday 12/12 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. We will be celebrating winter holidays from around the world, an extension of our current curriculum. We will also have homemade gingerbread cookies to decorate. We welcome you to come experience the excitement of Montessori and maybe learn a little asContinue reading “Holidays Around the World”

What’s Happening?

With the holiday season quickly approaching I wanted to share some additions, changes, and fun we will be experiencing at NPM! The website now has a “Parent Resources” tab which will be updated with upcoming events, contains a list of required snow apparel, and will soon have some great information about lessons children are likelyContinue reading “What’s Happening?”

The 3-Hour Work Cycle

The concept of a 3-hour work cycle is something which can only truly be understood by being in the environment. Observation is something highly encouraged in the Montessori world. Parents are welcomed into the environment where children get to be themselves, explore their interests, and become a part of a bigger community. I was introducedContinue reading “The 3-Hour Work Cycle”

Why Early Childcare Matters?

A recent research project left me a bit stunned and even more motivated to discuss the importance of Early Childhood Education. For some reason, our local area has and continues to leave education less than fulfilled. Unfortunately, the idea of Early Childhood Education is pushed even farther into the shadows. The question must be raisedContinue reading “Why Early Childcare Matters?”