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Montessori, Baby & Me

How do you fill your home with warmth, love, kindness and respect? It is never too early to introduce Montessori ideas to your baby. At its essence, the Montessori approach to caring for babies includes three principles highlighted in Tim Seldon’s How to Raise an Amazing Child: (1) respect all babies as individual human beings, (2) allow them as much freedom of movement as possible, and (3) help them to become increasingly independent by creating a safe, child-friendly environment that makes it...

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Why Montessori for the Kindergarten Year?

Why Montessori for the Kindergarten Year? At Evergreen, the school year in which children turn six is called the Third Year because it is last one in the three-year Primary program cycle.  Children at this level are the equivalent age of children in traditional Kindergarten programs.

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Khan Academy Embraces Montessori 2.0

Eric Westervelt of NPR interviewed Salman Khan about the pedagogy of his new Khan Lab School.  No surprise that this leading educational innovator is using Montessori methods like multi-age groupings and hands-on learning in the classroom. Read or listen to Eric Westervelt’s interview here.

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Winter Festival 2016

Winter is the darkest season. But the darkness of winter draws our attention to light.  At Winter Festival we celebrate the light that each of us brings to our family, our classrooms, our school and our community. Winter is the darkest season.  Winter is also the coldest season.  But the coldness of winter draws attention to the warmth in our hearts. With this warmth, each of us has the power to thaw bigotry, intolerance and ignorance.    At Winter Festival we celebrate the love inside each of...

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10% Camp Discounts Through 1/31

Receive 10% off when you sign up for any Evergreen Summer Program through January 31, 2016. Get ready for a summer of creativity, discovery, and friendship. With more than 50 years of experience, Evergreen offers joyful, safe and educational programs where active, curious children age 2.5 to 10 learn and grow. Led by our caring and experienced staff, our programs provide enriched experiences that children and parents love.

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Evergreen at the Phillips

Luncheon of the Boating Party by Pierre-Auguste Renoir remains the best known and most popular work of art at The Phillips Collection, just as Duncan Phillips imagined it would be when he bought it in 1923. The painting captures an idyllic atmosphere as Renoir’s friends share food, wine, and conversation on a balcony overlooking the Seine at the Maison Fournaise restaurant in Chatou. Parisians flocked to the Maison Fournaise to rent rowing skiffs, eat a good meal, or stay the night.

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Why Evergreen School?

The most distinguishing characteristic of Evergreen School is the quality and expertise of our faculty.  Our teachers are committed to the Montessori philosophy of education.  As such, their strongly held beliefs in the capability and dignity of each child lead to a learning community based on respect.  It is an environment characterized by co

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New Water Tower

Outdoor play and natural discovery are an essential part of childhood. And sand and water are essential, universal elements of our natural environment. Our new sand and water system allows children hands-on exploration of their physical features in our all natural Playgarden.

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Emily is Head of School

Hi I’m Emily. I was Head of School at Evergreen today. I am in the Elementary class. I am graduating this year. Next year I am going to Sidwell Friends School. I came to Evergreen four years ago. I was in Ms. Liotta’s class when I started. My brother, Joshua, is in Mr. Bingcang’s class.

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Circle Celebration

Evergreen will close the school year on June 5 with our annual Circle Celebration. The Circle Celebration is our annual commemoration of the school year and the earth’s journey around the sun. It follows the Celebration of Life Birthday tradition, but expands it to the life of the school during the past calendar year– from summer to the end of the school year in June.

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