On Outdoor Work Space, and Why Your Child Needs to go Outside

Community, by lauren, May 17, 2018,

Being outside is a joy to the senses, and can do wonders for one’s mood! Here at Villa di Maria, we recognize all the major benefits of being outside, and have accommodated our children by providing lovely outdoor work environments. Read all about the benefits of children being outside in nature below! Related posts: Montessori … Continue reading “On Outdoor Work Space, and Why Your Child Needs to go Outside”

Famous People Who Attended Montessori: Beyoncé Knowles

Community, by lauren, May 16, 2018,

In our continuing foray into the famous, influential, and amazing people who attended Montessori school as children, today we focus on Beyoncé Knowles. Though she certainly needs no introduction, Beyoncé is one of America’s most beloved singer/songwriters who has sold 100 million records worldwide, won 22 Grammy’s, and has been listed in Time’s 100 most influential people … Continue reading “Famous People Who Attended Montessori: Beyoncé Knowles”

Why I Love My School: Elementary Essay Entries

Community, by lauren, May 15, 2018,

At the beginning of spring, Head of School Laura Ceretti-Michelman asked interested Elementary students to write an essay explaining why they love their school, with the understanding that one of the essays would be published in the Webster-Kirkwood Times. The submissions were beautiful, touching, and sweet. Read excerpts from the submissions below.  Related posts: The … Continue reading “Why I Love My School: Elementary Essay Entries”

Famous People Who Attended Montessori: David Blaine

Community, by lauren, May 9, 2018,

Along the thread of circuses and magic, we wanted to explore one famous magician, illusionist, and endurance artist who just so happened to attend a Montessori school when he was young: David Blaine.  Related posts: Famous People Who Attended Montessori: Yo Yo Ma Image credit: Indiana University Here at Villa di Maria, we… Famous People … Continue reading “Famous People Who Attended Montessori: David Blaine”