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November 18, 2022
Grace, Courtesy and Gratitude

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 e at La Jolla Montessori School

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
Importance of Mealtime La Jolla Montessori School

Gathering to Grow: The Importance of Family Mealtime

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
Toddler classroom at La Jolla Montessori school

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

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
Young children having fun in a classroom forget about separation anxierty

Separation Anxiety: Is My Toddler Ready For Preschool?

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
Girl learning to cut fruit in an Early Education Program at La Jolla Montessori School

A Montessori Perspective on Transitional Kindergarten and An Early Education Program

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
Child learning fine motor skills by learning to sew at La Jolla Montessori school

Ways to Inspire Your Child Towards Success

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
Girl learning how to button and unbutton clothes at La Jolla Montessori School

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
Freedom and Discipline with Toddler at La Jolla Montessori School

Blending Freedom and Discipline in the Montessori Classroom

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
Children dancing to music at La Jolla Montessori school

The Advantages of Music and Movement

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
Toddlers learning shapes and math at Preschool La Jolla

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 […]
January 26, 2022
Girl learning how to put words together in cursive in Primary Classroom at La Jolla Montessori school

The Benefits Of A Bilingual Brain

There are many benefits to a bilingual brain.  According to statistics, 40 percent of the world’s population are monolinguals, 43 percent are bilinguals, and the rest […]
January 25, 2022
Girl playing with bells in Primary Classroom at La Jolla Montessori school

Are Montessori Toys Educational Toys Or Learning Tools?

In the late 1800’s, Dr. Maria Montessori designed specific educational toys to help toddlers refine their five senses. These Montessori toys, intended to improve sight, sound, […]
November 17, 2021
Boy cleaning his desk in a multi-age classroom

The Benefits of Multi-Age Classrooms

When you enter La Jolla Montessori School (LJMS), an independent preschool and Kindergarten, you’ll see students who are younger and older but learning together in multi-age […]
November 17, 2021
Preschoolers learning name of fruit in Spanish and English

Dual Language Immersion Throughout Preschool

Learning TWO Languages Starting At Age Three? But, my baby can’t even read! Still, he’s learning both English AND Spanish at La Jolla Montessori Preschool! How! […]
September 21, 2021
Bilingualism Improves Brain Functioning

Bilingualism Improves Brain Functioning

Teachers see firsthand how bilingualism improves brain functioning as dual language immersion programs help students academically, socially and emotionally. Bolstered by research that has documented improvements […]
September 20, 2021
Toddler washing hands Preschool

The Montessori Baby: What’s Old is New, Now and Hipper Than Ever

Six generations later, Maria Montessori’s methodology is still the same…It’s America’s women who have improved the way we’ve raised kids. When Maria Montessori published her lifelong […]
September 20, 2021
Montessori classroom with teacher guiding primary students

What Are The Advantages of Montessori Schools?

One of the advantages of Montessori schools is early childhood education. At La Jolla Montessori School, an independent learning preschool – Kindergarten in La Jolla, toddlers […]
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