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6 Sep · Battle Creek Montessori Academy · No Comments

Setting the Record Straight on the Top 10 Myths About Montessori

What is Montessori, really? There is a lot of misinformation out there about it, and we want to set the record straight on the top 10 myths. 1. MYTH: Montessori is religious. FACT: The word Montessori can often be confused with the word monastery; a community of monks living under religious vows which people connect with religion. Montessori is …

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22 Aug · Battle Creek Montessori Academy · No Comments

Why Montessori – Our Top Six Reasons

At Battle Creek Montessori Academy, we often have prospective families asking us, “what is Montessori?” It helps us understand why we are learning something, rather than just learning to learn. Like I said – simple, right? Once you’ve grasped the concept of Montessori education, you often wonder how or why you ever learned in any …

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26 Aug · Battle Creek Montessori Academy · No Comments

Meet Lisa Key, Area Superintendent

Lisa joined the Choice family as their Area Superintendent in 2015 after twelve years of Educational Leadership experience. She previously worked at Lighthouse Academy, Grand Rapids Public Schools, and worked at Pine Rest Christian Services as a social worker. Lisa earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University and her Masters of Social Work & …

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13 Aug · Battle Creek Montessori Academy · No Comments

Why You Should Send Your Child to a Montessori School

As the leader of a Montessori school, I feel that Montessori is the best form of education we can offer a child. Now this may seem biased, but hear me out. I wasn’t always a Montessorian. In fact, my career in education began as a teacher at a Detroit public school.  In this traditional system, …

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13 Aug · Battle Creek Montessori Academy · No Comments

Entrepreneurs Start in a Montessori Kindergarten

Article reposted with permission from MontessoriRocks.org By Amanda Witulski Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com. Larry Page & Sergey Brin of Google.com.  Julia Child, Cooking Extraordinaire. Anne Frank, Author. Taylor Swift, Pop Singer. All of these people have something in common… a Montessori education that started in Kindergarten. An entrepreneur can be defined as a person who …

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21 Jul · Ann Pilzner · No Comments

Top 5 Reasons Why Montessori Works

Article reposted with permission from MontessoriRocks.org As a Montessori parent and advocate, I can honestly say that I fell in love with Montessori at first sight. Over the years, I’ve watched my son benefit in so many ways because of his educational experiences. His love for learning, academic abilities, compassion and self-motivation are all qualities …

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21 Jul · Ann Pilzner · No Comments

The Common Core and Montessori

Article reposted with permission from MontessoriRocks.org As the administrator of a public Montessori charter school, I can’t even begin to explain the excitement on a parent’s face when I tell them that at our school their child can receive a Montessori education for free. I explain to them how a charter school receives funding much like …

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13 Jul · Ann Pilzner · No Comments

A True Balancing Act: Technology and the Montessori Classroom

Article reposted with permission from MontessoriRocks.org When I think of the presence of technology in a classroom, whether it be a traditional or Montessori classroom, one requirement comes to mind: Meaningful. If you watch carefully how public and private schools now market their schools (yes, they now have to market), you often hear things like …

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Springfield, MI 49037
Phone: 269-339-3308
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