2017 News

  • From Globe and Mail – How young is too young for kids to be independent
  • From the Globe & Mail - Let the kids play
    - The importance of movement and learning - Canadian schools must put more emphasis on physical education and get kids moving
  • From Montessori Guide - Socialization in a Primary Setting
    Please enjoy this from montessoriguide.org - Capturing Ordinary Days: Socialization in the Primary Setting
  • From Globe & Mail - Challenging thoughts from Sir Ken Robinson
    - How Schools are Stifling Children's Creativity
  • From Washington Post – Decoding the Mysteries of a Child’s Brain
  • From Globe & Mail - Book Review – Pushing the Limits
    - How schools can prepare our children today for the challenges of tomorrow
  • From the Globe and Mail - "Dyslexic kids in Canada deserve better"
  • CCMA Advertisement for 2017-2018
    Here is our exciting new advertisement for this school year!
  • Where Do We Go From Here?
    Thoughts In Celebration of Dr. Montessori's Birthday - August 31st - Poignant and thought-provoking article written by one of our CCMA Administrators, Regina Lulka
  • From How We Montessori-Explaining Montessori Binomial & Trinomial Cubes
    From How We Montessori - What are the Montessori Binomial and Trinomial Cubes?
  • Montessori: The New Science behind Century - Old Methodology (Part II)
    From Learning & the Brain - Montessori: The New Science behind the Century-Old Methodology (part II)
  • From Age of Montessori –Why Montessori Education has Stood the Test of Time
  • From Child Development Institute of Redwoods – Short Montessori Explanation
    “I've Got 5 Minutes. Explain Montessori to Me.”
  • From MindShift - How To Weave Growth Mindset Into School Culture
  • From Learning & the Brain - Montessori: New Science
    New Science behind a Century-Old Methodology (Part 1)
  • From Linkedin - The World Needs More Montessori
    From Linkedin - The World Needs More Montessori by Margaret Whitley - Montessori Academy of London
  • From Evernote Blog- How The Montessori Method Applies to Today’s Workplace
    “Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.” – Maria Montessori
  • From Hollis Montessori – Video - Work of the Hand in Montessori
    This video shows why Montessori education continues to stress the importance of the hand for learning from ages 3-15.
  • From Dundas Valley Montessori School - Toddler Video
    - Video, 'A Montessori Toddler Morning.'
  • From The Odyssey On-Line - 6 Signs You Are A Montessori Child
  • From BlogLovin–How We Montessori
    Teach by teaching, not by correcting. Teaching spelling with a child's personal dictionary.
  • From the Times Record - Montessori reference & embracing our differences -
    "Education Today: Don’t limit with labels, but embrace differences"
  • From Huffington Post - Students Shouldn't Sit in Class
    - The Real Reason Students Shouldn’t Sit In Class By Laura Flores Shaw
  • From Montessori Rocks – Montessori Lifestyle Tips
    - with Activities for Toddlers
  • From the New York Times – To Raise Better Kids – Say No
  • From http://PBS.org – Helping Kids become tenacious problem solvers
    - " I figured It out myself"
  • From Atlantic Magazine–Inside a Multiage Classroom
    -with Montessori reference
  • From Forbes Magazine: The Sooner The Better: Early Childhood Education
    Early Childhood Education, A Key To Life-Long Success
  • From Newton Montessori School – Developmental Benefits of Outdoor Play
    "Young children are so observant and fascinated by the outdoor environment."
  • From the Globe and Mail – “What do superheroes teach our children?”
  • From the Globe and Mail – “Plugged-in parents linked to ill-behaved kids”
  • From the Globe and Mail – “How to better talk to children about their art”
  • Joint 2017 CAMT & CCMA Conference - Nov. 3 & 4, 2017
    Joint 2017 CAMT & CCMA Conference - Nov. 3 & 4, 2017 at BMO Institute for Learning. More details to follow.
  • From the Toronto Star - The happiest kids in the world are .....
    Brandie Weikle speaks to the author of a new book on how Dutch parents help their kids achieve happiness.
  • From New York Times - Video Games Aren’t Addictive
    - The most recent scientific response to the impact of children and video games.
  • From New York Post - How Screens Turn Kids into Psychotic Junkies
    - It's Digital Heroin: How Screens Turn Kids into Psychotic Junkies
  • From Bergamo Montessori Schools Blog - Montessori Education
    From Bergamo Montessori Schools Blog - What Parents Need to Know About Montessori Education
  • From Positive Discipline - Hugs: A Positive Discipline Tool Card
    "The Power of a Hug"
  • From Primary Community-What’s More Powerful than “Good Job?”
    "Why you won't hear "good job" in Montessori class. What’s so bad about saying “Good Job?” ......is because it casts judgement upon a child’s work."
  • From Montessori For Everyone - Human Tendencies by Maria Montessori
    - The tendencies of humans as defined by Maria Montessori.
  • From Cronkite News Online - Montessori Nature Education in the news - video
    "These Montessori preschoolers get their education in the great outdoors.
  • From http://Inc.com - Silence, Neuroscience and the Brain
    Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain
  • From Montessori Nature - The Silence Game in Nature
    -The Silence Game In Nature – Empowering Children with Mindfulness
  • From Oregon Montessori Assoc. - Glass Classroom
    Glass Classroom-Oregon Montessori Assoc. set up a Casa classroom as part of Oregon Montessori Education Day.
  • From http://EducationPost.org – People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher
    – An Inspiration for Teachers - How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher
  • From http://carrotsareorange.com - Montessori Parenting at Home
    - Raising Montessori: 75 Ways to Montessori Parenting
  • From EdSurgeNews - Kids Don’t Fail, Schools Fail Kids by Ken Robinson
    - Kids Don’t Fail, Schools Fail Kids: Sir Ken Robinson on the ‘Learning Revolution’