This question was posed by at our last parent education night by our guest speaker, Joen Bettmann (Director of Training at the International Montessori Training Institute). The answers given by our parents were so thoughtful and inspiring we wanted to share them here. As parents, we hope our children will become adults that are...
"...perhaps the best brain and life enhancing tools in the future may just be the very things our children had in their childhoods - childhood environments rich in love and attention of parents and teachers who care less about the accumulation of information and statistically measured achievement and who care more about the accumulation and expressions of wisdom, ingenuity, empathy, joy, grace and gratitude." - excerpt from Dr.Doug Lyon's address to Montessori school parents, Nov. 2005
We are an AMI accredited Montessori school growing daily in spirit & intellect!