Being a parent means undertaking a lifelong search for better understanding and better skills in supporting our children as they grow. Here are some videos to watch and some articles to read that may help.
American Montessori Society Video Library:
- Montessori: The Elementary Years—see how the Elementary years set up students for success by providing them with a solid foundation of knowledge and independence.
- Montessori Kindergarten: Empowering and Essential—learn why the Montessori kindergarten year—the third and final year of the Montessori Early Childhood cycle—is a foundation for life.
- Living Montessori: The Parent Perspective
- Living Montessori: Inside the Classroom
- Living Montessori: What Children Teach Us About Peace
- Living Montessori: Stephen Curry & Family
- What to do when your child is a bully
- Stop telling kids you're bad at math, Washington Post
- Making the Case for a Montessori Education, NPR Morning Shift
- Why What You Learned in Preschool is Crucial at Work
- Starting Your Child in School (PDF)
- Montessori 101: Some Basic Information That Every Montessori Parent Should Know
- Good at Doing Things: Montessori Education and Higher-order Cognitive Functions
- Montessori at Home
- Actions that Build Self-Esteem
- 6 Ways to Deflect Teasing
- Defining Bullying Down - NYTimes
- Internet Safety Tips
- Online Rules for Safety
- Parent Tips on Bullying
- What Happened to My World
- How Young is Too Young For a Child to Be Left Alone? From ParentMap
- Kids and Screen Time: What Does the Research Say?
- The Longest Runway— by Dane Peters, how parents model for their children, from Montessori Life
- Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem for Colleges, by Peter Gray for Psychology Today
- Go Ahead, Give Your Toddler A Kitchen Knife, NPR
- How to Help Kids Learn to Fail, Child Mind Institute