Archive for October, 2013

Educating boys

Posted on: Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

An article in TIME magazine advocates three ideas to help boys succeed in school: offer more recess, help boys become readers, and encourage boys to tap their imaginations. At Metropolitan Montessori, we’re on board.

The Pink Tower: Building the foundation for knowledge

Posted on: Monday, October 28th, 2013

Takeaways from “American Promise”

Posted on: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Head of School Brenda Mizel comments on the new documentary, American Promise.

A beautiful Saturday at Black Rock Forest, experiencing nature’s wonders

Posted on: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

The value of mixed-aged classrooms: younger and older, learning from each other

Posted on: Friday, October 18th, 2013

Author’s tea party in Lower Elementary: Learning what makes a good story

Posted on: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Dissecting owl pellets in science: finding the unexpected

Posted on: Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Black Rock Forest commends MMS

Posted on: Monday, October 7th, 2013

Working with the staff of Black Rock Forest, Metropolitan Montessori has built some noteworthy projects in the forest, including the Rusty Wagon Bridge, a wind turbine, and a boardwalk. Last year’s project, an observation platform, has turned into something more: a classroom/laboratory in the heart of the forest.