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PEACE IN THE CLASSROOM COMMUNITY


It is interesting to see how little by little , these children become more aware of forming a community which behaves as such….Once they have reached this level, the children no longer act thoughtlessly, but put the group first and try to succeed for it’s benefit.- Maria Montessori Peace education is not only to be […]

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“You Will Be Remembered”


This poem was written by Sherry Alef in 1992. She was one of the parents of our past students. “You Will Be Remembered”For Ms. Jeanette BostickAn Exuberant, Life-Loving, Soul Extraordinaire” You will be rememberedMany years from ’92,When the values of the basics taughtCome clearly into view When tasks are dealt with comfortably,With confidence and pride,A […]

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Building Self Esteem


A child named Tyler who used to attend our Montessori was causing a lot of worry from his parents. At three years old, he still wasn’t talking. Every day at school for a whole year, he would cry as he was dropped off. Ms. Marilyn would hitch him on her hip and wear him until […]

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Development of Initiative


“A Montessori environment not only encourages initiative but also fosters it. Students do not wait around for the teacher. Students have been taught the general principles and approaches to the material and have been freed to explore and delve into learning. The development of initiative is one of the main differences between being driven to […]

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Benefits You Do Not Pay For


You are making a significant investment in your child’s education. In life, you do not get something for nothing. However, in a Montessori education, you (and your child) will receive far more than you pay for. Montessori teacher training sets up every exercise withe a “direct aim” and an “indirect aim”. In our example of […]

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Maria Montessori


“To sum up how and why this school exists and why we, as teachers, do what we do… please read the following excerpt from ‘The Tao of Montessori’ ”  –  Catherine McTamaney. “We have been given a gift in the children we serve. How grateful we are. We are able to share in the lives […]

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Virtues


One of the four aspects of spirituality that I highlighted in Chapter 2 was that “spirituality summons us to the highest human virtues, such as love, caring, generosity, responsibility for our actions, forgiveness, compassion, and openness to one another. It leads us to sharing rather than accumulating, to cooperation rather than competition, and to peace […]

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School Weather Closure Hotlines


Country Meadows closes due to weather in accordance with Algonac and Anchor Bay School Districts. Algonac School Closing Hot Line:  810-794-8882

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2016-2017 Yearly Calendar


COUNTRY MEADOWS MONTESSORI                               2016/2017 School Year Calendar   Sept. 7th – Wednesday   FIRST DAY     Sept. 8th – Thursday   Welcome!   Parent Information Night at 7 P.M        Oct. 28th – Friday   Harvest Fest          Nov. 18th – Friday   NO SCHOOL   Parent Conferences 12pm-7pm     […]

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