Upper Elementary Book Club – Fantasy and the Hero’s Journey

Community, by Hilary Lord, November 9, 2020,

For the month of November, the Upper Elementary Book Club voted on which genre to explore. And the winner is: fantasy and the hero’s journey! Each of the novels below offer nontraditional takes on traditional fantasy or fairy tale elements. Upper Elementary readers will follow characters through adventure and danger as they face their fears, … Continue reading “Upper Elementary Book Club – Fantasy and the Hero’s Journey”

What a Great Question! Cultivating Curiosity in Montessori

Community, by Hilary Lord, October 23, 2020,

Some photos in this post were taken before the COVID-19 pandemic. I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother [for] the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity. Eleanor Roosevelt Over the years, our guides have hosted numerous on-campus events to deepen our community’s understanding of Montessori and … Continue reading “What a Great Question! Cultivating Curiosity in Montessori”