Join Us For \”Welcome Week\” Feb. 22nd – 26th!

The Montessori Academy at Belmont Greene hosts “Welcome Week”! [contact-form-7 id=\”1889\” title=\”Welcome Week Form\”] Mon.-Fri., Feb. 22nd – 26th 8:30am-5pm The Montessori Academy at Belmont Greene in Ashburn, Virginia is trying something very different during this year’s open house season for a very good reason. They want their version of an “open house” to showcase […]

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What color was your day?

I ran into the parent of a former MAB student who has been in public school for a few years. Her daughter is doing well by all standards, but she went on to explain one particularly troubling and all too familiar experience for so many students in our traditional education system. In her daughter\’s class

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The Method

I spent the day with my son at his middle school a few weeks back. The school has a great program which encourages dads to participate. The experience, for me at least, was very eye opening. I was amazed and impressed by my son\’s ability to adapt, organize and manage himself under circumstances that even

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Children & Nature

By Kristin Tubic (MAB Faculty / Guest Blogger) When the child goes out, it is the world itself that offers itself to him. Let us take the child out to show him real things instead of making objects which represent ideas and closing them up in cupboards – Maria Montessori On Valentine’s Day this year

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One week later…

I love the start of a new school year.  Less than one full week in the books and already the classrooms are humming with that electric energy found only in the Montessori environment.  New relationships are forming and old relationships are strengthening.  For some of our students, even those we haven’t seen all Summer, it

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