Category Archives: Bluebird

15
Jan

Parenting the Montessori Elementary Child

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How to Raise an Independent, Responsible, Cooperative Child Does your child follow the ground rules at school, but constantly challenge your expectations at home? Join West Side Montessori’s Goldfinch Teacher, Natalie Fisher, and Elementary and Middle School Education Director, Jenn … Continue reading

08
Jan

Movement Matters in Lower Elementary Montessori Classrooms

Posted by Goldfinch

On any given day while looking through a lower elementary observation window, you may see a student using a stamp game to solve a multiplication equation, a child at a rug acting out verb command cards, and another youngster tracing … Continue reading

06
Jan

Supporting Your Child: Hints for Home

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01
Dec

Pioneer Day 2015

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Bluebird students had the opportunity to experience a morning similar to what the pioneers may have experienced on a daily basis! We had a sing-along and cooking demonstration outside that all of the Lower Elementary classes were able to experience together. … Continue reading

13
Nov

Bluebird Happenings

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We have had a lot of excitement happening in the Bluebird room in the last few weeks! Fall is such an exciting and busy time. We have had birthday celebrations (including West Side’s very own), Fall celebrations and activities, opening … Continue reading

05
Nov

Progress Reports: What does it all mean?

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12
Oct

Exploring the Montessori Materials

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29
Sep

Social Development in the LE Classrooms

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Social Development for Ages 6-9 As you peer through the window of the Lower Elementary rooms, you notice your child (or someone else’s) wandering from friend to friend visiting. You then focus on a group of students chatting while they sit around … Continue reading

20
Sep

Come to Celebrate and Hear the Exciting News!

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Sweet September Sundae Begins at 2 p.m.     West Side Montessori is excited to share its 40th Birthday surprise with ALL its families at Sweet September Sundae today. The festivities begin at 2 p.m. at the Toledo Campus (7115 … Continue reading

15
Sep

Welcome to the 2015-2016 Bluebird Students

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September 15, 2015 Welcome back to school!  We are thrilled to welcome Morgan Avina, our new Bluebird teacher and all of the new students!  We have been busy getting to know one another and building community.  Please see the photo … Continue reading

14
Sep

Lower Elementary Field Trip Sept. 30th

Posted by Goldfinch

All lower elementary students will be headed to the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, Sept. 30th.  Students will explore the Lake Erie wetlands at ONWR and at the nearby Magee Marsh and Black Swamp Observatory.   Students will have … Continue reading

09
Sep

Montessori 201: Striking the Imagination

Posted by West Side Montessori

Thursday, Sept. 17 • 3:45 p.m. • Cardinal Room at Toledo Campus Presented by Lynn Fisher, WSM Founder and Head of School   “The child should love everything that he learns, for his mental and emotional growths are linked. Whatever … Continue reading

26
Aug

The Great Lesson

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The Great Lesson If the idea of the universe is presented to the child in the right way, it will do more for him than just arouse his interest, for it will create in him admiration and wonder, a feeling … Continue reading


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