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Archive for November, 2011

teacher working with 3 children 7: Know the Truth About Your Montessori School Teacher’s Training

This is the seventh of 12 Tips for Choosing a Montessori School which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

Anyone can legally use the name “Montessori” in their school, so when choosing a Montessori school, it is imperative that you ensure their teachers are AMI or AMS certified. All of the teachers at the Montessori American School have earned this certification, and some have also earned an Associates or Bachelor’s degree. What else is important to know about teacher’s training?

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Potty Training 6: Does Your Montessori School Provide Potty Training for Toddlers?

This is the sixth of 12 Tips for Choosing a Montessori School which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

If your toddler is not yet potty trained, and you are considering a Montessori school, you may be concerned with the school’s role in assisting to potty train your child. At Montessori American, we work with toddlers in the process of potty training, to help ease them into this step of their development.

You may be wondering if your child is ready to begin potty training. Many children show interest in potty training by age 2, but others may not be ready until age 2 1/2 or older Here are some questions to consider if you’re wondering whether you should begin implementing potty training:

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Tip 5 a 5: Does Your Montessori School Provide Kindergarten Preparation?

This is the fifth of 12 Tips for Choosing a Montessori School which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

When it comes time to make the decision about whether to enroll your 5 year old in public school, or keep them in the Montessori program for Kindergarten, you should be well informed about the value in having a Kindergarten program available at your Montessori school.

Regardless of a family’s financial means, we’ve seen that families who place a high priority on their children’s education will often go to great lengths to keep their children in a Montessori school through the Kindergarten year. So, why is this?

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