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You have resigned not to cry. After all, preschool is going to be fun for your child. There are nice teachers and lots of children to play with. There is a playground with a sandbox, tricycles, and a garden to rake. There will be story time, singing, painting, and all those wonderful Montessori Practical Life materials on the shelf that you saw on your visit to the classroom. You just know it’s going to be wonderful, but the hardest part is going to be leaving your little one at the door of his or her new Montessori classroom on that first day.

To help you prepare for what to expect from your child’s Montessori classroom experience, here is a short primer on what she may be talking about when she comes home.

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Dealing with Separation Anxiety at the Start of the Montessori School Year: Tips for Parents and Teachers

I had been teaching in a Montessori upper elementary classroom for several years when my director asked me to take over as lead teacher in...

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Nurturing Concentration in the Montessori Child in the First Plane of Development

If a child’s cycle of activity is interrupted, the results are a deviation of behavior, aimlessness, and loss of interest…So whatever inte...

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