Prepared Environment

What is . . . the Prepared Environment? In Montessori classrooms, a lot of attention is given to the way the classroom looks. Teachers carefully consider where to put the furniture and rugs, what to hang on the walls, how to arrange the Montessori materials on the...

Prepared Environment

Maria Montessori said that if she had just one area in a classroom for children to learn from, she would not pick Math, or Literacy, or anything academic – she would pick Practical Life. She believed that every other skill and knowledge area could be accessed...
The Prepared Environment

The Prepared Environment

  The beginning of the school year is full of fresh starts and promise. Each year as we prepare for the arrival of students the teachers spend hours and hours thoughtfully choosing every item that becomes part of the students’ classroom. They intentionally consider...
Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year at The Glen Montessori School! I would like to introduce myself, my name is Jackie Herrmann and I serve as the Head of School at The Glen. I am an Elementary Montessorian turned Administrator. This is my tenth year at The Glen and...