Cedar River Montessori School fosters the innate curiosity of the child, presenting learning experiences that cultivate independent, creative thinkers who continuously build their understanding of themselves and the world around them.
Someone in another group mentioned they have 3 children: 1, 3, and 6. Said she is having trouble with her children sharing with and respecting another 3-year-old that lives in the space. I typed this reply:
I wonder what the conversations about sharing and kindness are. I am not saying you are definitely doing this, but I hear it a lot. So if this doesn’t help you, it might help someone else here.
Imagine a neighbor comes over and says, “You know. I want to get to Mexico this week. Can I use your credit card and car?” You would, I am guessing, say no. If not, have any vacancies for rent? I could sure use a neighbor like you. At the same time, if your neighbor came over and said, “Man. My wife is in the bathroom. We just found out we are out of toilet paper. Can we borrow a roll and we’ll get you back tomorrow?” you would probably help out.
The point is this: even adults have limits of what we share and don’t. But as adults, we think children sharing means they share everything. That is because we do not see their toys in the same way we see our own possessions. But they do. We often say children cannot touch our stuff, but we often tell children they have to let anyone use their things. Because of this… (click to read more)
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The staff and environment blend so well, I wish I had this when I was younger!
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"This is our first year at Cedar River Montessori and we love it... even in the midst of a pandemic! We can tell our 3-year old is thriving by the way he talks about his classroom and teachers and by the huge smile on his face when pick him up in the afternoon. His teachers are supportive, creative, and keep open lines of communication."
I really feel like I stand out at [high] school academically and have a deeper understanding of the world than my classmates, and I am very grateful for that.
I am an ICU nurse and I always want to know how and why things work the way they do, which is a huge part of my role in the ICU. I feel CRMS gave me the tools and the drive to ask questions and never stop learning.