Over the past few months, toddlers and younger preschoolers in our Montessori-based Toddler and Bridging classes have been immersed in language about the season. They have learned about la primavera (spring), las flores (flowers), las mariposas (butterflies), la mariquita (the ladybug) and la araña (the spider). Integrating music whenever they can, the children have also [...]
When is the best time to learn a second or third language?
The earlier the better, according to research. During the sensitive period for language—from birth to about age six—children learn the primary language spoken at home and school at a rapid pace. They also have a remarkable ability to learn and even fluently speak other [...]
Two weeks after returning from their three-day trip to New York City, members of the Inly Middle School’s Model UN team still talk excitedly about their experience.
As student ambassadors representing Nigeria at the Montessori Model United Nations, the Inly team worked with other Montessori students from across North America to study [...]