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Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

Coming to spring Enrichment: Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots! This club will build on the legacy and vision of Dr. Jane Goodall to place the power and responsibility for creating community-based solutions to big challenges in the hands of the young people. Through the program, we will focus on the playgarden and how it can be improved.

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USTA Tennis Lesson

Evergreen hosted Mr. Ronnie Ronnie Goodall from the United States Tennis Association (USTA) on Monday, February 22.  He led a fun-filled and educational Elementary PE workshop on tennis with Ms. Keri.  He introduced aspects of the USTA training guide for beginner players.  Tennis will be offered as an enrichment class this spring and an option in the summer program, too.

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Learning About Learning

One of Maria Montessori’s most fundamental contributions to the field child development was the high value she put on observing a child. She once said, “When dealing with children there is greater need for observing than of probing.” Through meticulous observation, you can better understand the child and learn how best to aid his development. She understood that rigorous observing was far superior to the kinds of standardized testing that has overrun our system of public education.

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Montessori Music and Orff

For music teacher Caitlin Garry, learning doesn’t stop for the summer (or for weekends).

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Winter Enrichment

The second session of after school enrichment has started! We are offering the following exciting and educational classes and programs to compliment our aftercare program:

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Look Who's Talking About Montessori...

People Magazine! According to People, “below, just a few of the key advantages the future king stands to gain from his Montessori education.

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Board of Trustees Retreat

Our Board of Trustees held a retreat on Saturday, January 30 to reflect on our progress since the 2014 Strategic Plan. The purpose of the Board is to support the School’s mission and ensure its long-term success.

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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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