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“Wish You Were Here” at Apple Montessori Summer Camp

“Wish You Were Here” at Apple Montessori Summer Camp

While we are happily in back-to-school mode at Apple Montessori Schools, we want to share the highlights of our campers’ awesome adventures at Summer Camp.

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How to Ease the Back-to-School Jitters the Apple Montessori Way

How to Ease the Back-to-School Jitters the Apple Montessori Way

Whether it’s their first time going to school or they’re coming back after summer break, the first day of school can be a little difficult for children. As parents, we want to do whatever we can to alleviate their first day jitters.

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The Kindergarten Year at Apple Can Change Everything

The Kindergarten Year at Apple Can Change Everything

Every parent of a pre-K student faces a major decision: choosing the best kindergarten program for their child.

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The Path from Infant to Toddler Care: When and How to Make the Transition

The Path from Infant to Toddler Care: When and How to Make the Transition

We know how important the early stages of development, and the transition between them, are to you and your child. At Apple Montessori Schools, we understand that it’s natural for parents to be uncertain or apprehensive about their child’s transition from one program to another, such as from infant care to toddler care.

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The Top 5 Reasons to Choose Apple Elementary

The Top 5 Reasons to Choose Apple Elementary

Choosing a preschool and kindergarten program for our children can be a little nerve-wracking (to put it mildly). We want to give them a great start on their education while also making sure they’re learning in a safe, fun, and nurturing environment.

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Discovering Our Cosmic Task: Why Apple Montessori Elementary Takes a (Really) Big Picture View of Education

Discovering Our Cosmic Task: Why Apple Montessori Elementary Takes a (Really) Big Picture View of Education

Helping children discover and develop their cosmic task is one of the four cornerstones of Apple Montessori’s educational philosophy. Of the four, it’s the one that usually requires more explanation. If you’re not immersed in the world of Montessori, you’re probably not used to thinking about a child’s education as cosmic or even sure what it could mean.

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How the Great Lessons Open Up the Universe for Elementary Students

How the Great Lessons Open Up the Universe for Elementary Students

“Let’s give [the child] a vision of the whole universe, the universe is an imposing reality – and an answer to all questions.” – Maria Montessori

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“Hey Honey, It’s Time to Play Outside.” Outdoor activities build healthy minds and bodies.

“Hey Honey, It’s Time to Play Outside.” Outdoor activities build healthy minds and bodies.

“There must be provision for the child to have contact with nature; to understand and appreciate the order, the harmony and the beauty in nature.” — Maria Montessori

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Apple Montessori Summer Camp: Learning, Fun and Adventure

Apple Montessori Summer Camp: Learning, Fun and Adventure

With more than forty-five years of experience, Apple Montessori Schools combines the love of learning with the fun and adventure of summer camp. With programs designed for children ages two through twelve, Apple Montessori creates a summer camp environment that’s fun, imaginative, and enriching.

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How Apple Montessori Teaches Elementary Students to Be Responsible

How Apple Montessori Teaches Elementary Students to Be Responsible

It’s a common complaint among parents: their children just aren’t responsible enough. They feel like they have to pick up after them constantly, cajole them into doing every little chore and monitor them closely so they don’t get distracted from the tasks they have to do.

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