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November 20, 2023

Grace, Courtesy and Gratitude

Dear LJMS Families, It is the time of year when we, as a school, take a moment to reflect on and express our gratitude for the […]
October 30, 2023

El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the D …

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we have been exploring the art forms associated with el Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead).  It […]
September 29, 2023

Importance of Healthy Lunches

As we begin the new school year, we want to thank you for the many ways you support us including sending the children with healthy breakfasts […]
April 4, 2023

Give Your Parent a Lesson

One of our favorite educational series events at La Jolla Montessori School is called “Give Your Parent a Lesson“. At this event, each child has the […]
February 6, 2023

Teaching Sustainability To Children

Introducing the Concept of Sustainability     Do you practice energy-saving habits at home with your children? Now more than ever ‘Global Warming’ has become a household conversation […]
February 6, 2023

Limiting and Supervising Screen Tim …

Creating Healthy Young Minds Growing up today means access to digital technologies that were not available to many parents growing up. At our bilingual Montessori school, […]
February 6, 2023

The Positive Parenting Approach

What is Positive Parenting? Positive parenting is an approach that focuses on good behavior being nurtured versus focusing on bad behavior and punishment. Parents that use […]
November 18, 2022

Grace, Courtesy and Gratitude

It is the time of year when we, as a school, take a moment to reflect on and express our gratitude for the school community. We […]
November 4, 2022

Napping Helps Preschoolers Learn

Napping and Memory Children who follow a regular sleep routine are more apt to have a productive day as a healthy amount of good sleep quality […]
November 4, 2022

Gathering to Grow: The Importance o …

Connection Building Family mealtime is one of the most important traditions you can introduce to your family. The time spent together over a meal gives your […]
November 4, 2022

Concerns of Superhero Fantasy Play

One of the most important ideas in early childhood education is the concept that young children absorb the world around them.  It is this sponge-like capacity […]
November 2, 2022

Sensorial Curriculum

The Montessori approach provides enriched development to the senses That Overwhelming Feeling Our day-to-day lives consist of multi-sensory experiences. Processing multi-sensory experiences are different for each […]
September 12, 2022

Separation Anxiety: Is My Toddler R …

Separation anxiety is common for young children.  For children, it’s caused by the fear of being away from their parents or caregivers.   It can be […]
August 23, 2022

Encouragement vs. Praise

For many parents, praising their children is a natural response to their participation and effort.  Many of us grew up receiving praise from our own parents.  […]
July 21, 2022

A Montessori Perspective on Transit …

Should a four year-old attend a preschool with an early education program? There are many research studies that have shown that a quality early education program, […]
July 21, 2022

Ways to Inspire Your Child Towards …

Parents, are you ready to take on a new challenge? Here are ways to inspire your child! 1. Show Love  Children grow and thrive in the […]
July 10, 2022

Prepare for Your Child’s Growth

The timeframe between ages two thru six years is the most influential time for parents to build bonds, establish routines and grow their children’s confidence, engagement […]
May 24, 2022

Blending Freedom and Discipline in …

When toddlers as young as 18 months enter La Jolla Montessori School, their world—and their place in it—becomes immediately larger. This first opportunity to connect with […]
May 22, 2022

The Advantages of Music and Movemen …

Combining Arts and Academics Refines a Child’s Skill in Both At La Jolla Montessori Preschool, music, movement and bilingualism work together to build an integrated curriculum […]
February 4, 2022

Are Montessori Children Led?

Most preschoolers are taught two ways: parent-to-child and teacher-to-child. But at La Jolla Montessori School, a toddler, primary and Kindergarten in La Jolla, a third form […]