Blog: News & Annoucements

Toddler Community Note

Toddler Community Note

Mar 23, 2020
"If processions of children appeared among us we would have to welcome them reverently and bow down before them in admiration. The child would appear before us as a teacher of peace." ~Dr. Maria Montessori I…
Primary Note

Primary Note

Mar 23, 2020
Foundational Reading skills are one element of Literacy Development in the VELS. While humans are hardwired to learn spoken language, children must actively develop foundational skills for engaging with…
Cedar Room (Elementary) Note

Cedar Room (Elementary) Note

Mar 23, 2020
The three-year cycle is an essential aspect of Montessori education. It is to be frank, how we roll... how we do education. The 3 year cycle is how children are afforded the opportunity to engage in the…
Fall News from the Elementary Community

Fall News from the Elementary Community

Nov 27, 2019
Maria Montessori said, “Establishing lasting peace is the work of education.” In the Cedar Room, we are doing the work of establishing peace one classroom issue at a time. At the end of each week, we gather…
Fall News from the Primary Community

Fall News from the Primary Community

Nov 27, 2019
Social-Emotional Development in the Primary Classroom The Vermont Early Learning Standards (VELS) are used in the Primary Classrooms here at MSCVT. The VELS are intended to be a resource for families,…
Fall News from the Toddler Community

Fall News from the Toddler Community

Nov 27, 2019
The children continue to amaze me everyday! They are gaining more independence in our regular routines and grow each day. We have been singing our t-shirt song, along with a good morning song, Wheels on…
Spring News From The Elementary Community

Spring News From The Elementary Community

Apr 23, 2019
Our Grandparents and Special Guests Day was rich in charm and beauty. As I watched the children happily greeting, settling, and then showing their guests a few of their many investigations and accomplishments,…
Spring News From The Primary Community

Spring News From The Primary Community

Apr 23, 2019
This month the Vermont Early Learning Standards focus on social and emotional learning and Development. VELS emphasizes its importance, writing “ positive social emotional development in early years provides…
Spring News From The Toddler Community

Spring News From The Toddler Community

Apr 23, 2019
In the upcoming weeks we will be extending our ventures outdoors and looking for all the signs of Spring: birds, flowers, green, bugs, etc. We will continue to start our mornings outside as we have done…
February News from the Elementary Community

February News from the Elementary Community

Feb 21, 2019
A huge, pink-hearted thank you goes out to all of you parents for making our Valentines Lunch and annual DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) a wonderful classroom event. We loved preparing lunches for our…