We are VdM (at a distance): The Juntunen Pytka Family

Children's House, by Hilary Lord, April 6, 2020,

The very best part of Villa di Maria is our people. Our community of families, faculty and staff is something to be proud of and something to hold onto during our school’s COVID-19 closure. In this series, We are VdM, we’ll highlight the energies, talents, humor and wisdom of some of our amazing people—and we’ll … Continue reading “We are VdM (at a distance): The Juntunen Pytka Family”

Numbers on a Page – The Addition Stamp Game!

Children's House, by Hilary Lord, February 26, 2020,

Parents of young Montessori children don’t often see a lot of “work product” from math lessons coming home with their children. There are no work sheets to complete over the weekend. No times tables to recite over dinner. This can seem foreign to those of us who learned math by rote learning—through drills, practice, memorization … Continue reading “Numbers on a Page – The Addition Stamp Game!”