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December 10, 2020
Preschooler learning Mathematical concepts at La Jolla Montessori School

Montessori Versus Traditional Schools

Easily the most asked question by parents when touring La Jolla Montessori School (LJMS) is: “What are the main differences between Montessori versus traditional schools?”  By traditional […]
October 29, 2020
Boy using emotional intelligence while working on montessori math pricipals

Developing Emotional Intelligence

Intelligence Quotient (IQ) is a measure of a person’s reasoning ability to gauge how well someone can use information and logic to answer questions or make […]
September 11, 2020
Toddler independently brushing his hair at La Jolla Montessori School

Building Toddler Independence in Your Child!

Independence is the ability to do things by ourselves while thinking for ourselves For two year-olds, building toddler independence in a Montessori classroom is illustrated by […]
August 18, 2020
Preschooler learning cursive in English and Spanish in Montessori classroom

The Importance Of Bilingualism In Early Childhood Learning

Studies have shown that it is far easier to learn a second language when you’re younger and the mind can better manage multiple neural pathways to […]
July 1, 2020
Primary student blindfolded while solving puzzles

Explaining Scary News to Kids

Toddlers and Preschoolers Need to Feel Safe, Not Scared Explaining scary news to kids is something parents can avoid altogether. Whether the topic is a pandemic […]
July 1, 2020
Toddler Sweeping with a broom independently

Improving Parenting Skills

One positive outgrowth of the pandemic has been this: improving parenting skills. As parents have sheltered-at-home with their children, more mental and emotional engagements are taking […]
July 1, 2020
Toddlers learn how to wash their hands with a child size sink

Personal Hygiene Tips for Kids

School is open at La Jolla Montessori School! As an outgrowth, here are personal hygiene tips for kids and for parents to follow-thru daily.  As we move […]
April 20, 2020
Toddler in a Montessori classroom doing Art

LJMS Chronicles: Parents Describe Their Feelings While Sheltering-in-Place

The cabin fever parents are experiencing is all over social media these days. They are struggling and juggling to be Supermom and Superman is spilling all […]
March 30, 2020
Toddler setting the table for lunch

Eight Tips On Sustaining Montessori Preschool Routines At Home

Montessori preschool students aged three to Kindergarten have been following a specific routine for months. While your kids are home, here are routines to implement to […]
March 5, 2020
Toddler in Montessori Preschool learning cursive

What Should Every Child Learn in Preschool?

In the past month, parents touring our private school in La Jolla have asked great questions as they prepare to place their kids into traditional or […]
January 28, 2020
Independent Toddler cutting fruit at La Jolla Montessori school

Is Montessori Better Than Daycare?

La Jolla Preschool Teaches Children a Wide-Ranging Curriculum As parents, one of our first decisions is where to place our child for toddler and preschool programs. […]
December 12, 2019
Clutter-free Montessori Way to teach kids to wash their hands

Create A Montessori-Friendly Home

Teach your child order and independence by creating uncluttered spaces that are consistent with their preschool routines. The Montessori Method teaches that independence is an ongoing process […]
December 12, 2019
Child uses berries with toothpicks for math

Children Love The Kitchen

The little things we teach them daily creates a ‘quick study’ in language, vocabulary, math, and focus. Every day in our Montessori preschool, we teach students […]
October 25, 2019
Happy boy solving a wooden puzzle

Instill a Love of Learning in Language

Learning a second language before age five pays lifetime benefits. How can we build our children’s curiosity & enthusiasm while making an effort to instill a […]
October 16, 2019
Child juicing an orange independently

Prepare for Your Child’s Growth

Looking for ways to learn how to prepare for your child’s growth? Plug them into your day! How do we do this? It’s simple…be there for […]
August 25, 2019

Montessori Preschool Benefits

What’s most important when getting your preschooler ready for his or her future? There are various Montessori preschool benefits as you explore the best option for […]
August 16, 2019
La Jolla Montessori School Boy Cutting Strawberries

Importance of Independence in Toddlers

Do you have a toddler at home and are looking for tips to help create a space for them to learn how to do things for […]
August 9, 2019
The world globe

La Jolla Montessori School Focuses on Bilingual Learning

Preparing Toddlers, Primary and Kindergartners for Generation Next Preschoolers and Kindergartners will be learning Spanish and English concurrently as part of building processes to enhance problem-solving. […]
August 1, 2019
two boys writing using wooden cursive letters in a Montessori Classroom

Welcome to La Jolla Montessori School!

An English/Spanish Bilingual Toddler – Kindergarten Program The core ‘Generation Next’ advantage we offer is our English/Spanish bilingual program. Early immersion is an excellent way for […]