Reflections on becoming a Montessori parent

When our son and daughter began in Montessori at age 18 months and 3 and a half, we were just looking for a really good place for them to be while my husband and I were at work. After a series of disappointing in-home caregivers and “preschools,” we were nervous but...

Reflections on NewGate: Madison Dodd – Class of 2020

The IB Is Something I Never Expected I Would End Up Doing I have always pursued alternative education whether that be through Montes­sori, Waldorf, or homeschool. Therefore, it was a shock to me to think that I would be involved in a program so widely rec­ognized...

If A Dog Was Your Teacher

If a dog was your teacher You would learn critical life skills like these: When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.Never pass up the opportunity to go for a ride. Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face to be pure ecstasy. When...