April 12, 2021

Spooning in the Children’s House

Parents often ask us why children do things like Pouring and Spooning in the Children’s House. “What gives these mundane activities significance?” they ask. Plenty, actually. […]
April 12, 2021


Dr. Montessori noticed that Elementary-aged children are never more engaged than when listening to stories. The Montessori curriculum’s foundation is in the Great Lessons, which are […]
April 12, 2021

A Need for Order

Maria Montessori built her style of education on her observations of children and on what she called the human tendencies. People had an internal drive to […]
April 12, 2021

The Joy of Learning

What does learning look like and when does it take place?  How many educational theorists have come up with answers to this question?  Educational philosophies are […]
April 12, 2021

Why Mixed-Age Classrooms?

You have to know something very well before you can teach it to someone. Having mixed ages in each classroom at Montessori School of Duluth allows […]
April 12, 2021

Solar Panels

If you look at the school from the south side, you’ll see rows of solar panels gracing its roof. These were installed courtesy of RREAL (Rural […]
December 5, 2018

Classroom Beautification

A lot of thought and effort goes into the aesthetics of the Montessori classroom.  Dr. Montessori’s belief was that the classroom shouldn’t look like a classroom […]