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February 2024

It takes a village to educate a child

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They say it takes a village to raise a child, and at FMS, we extend this to educating children too.  The work of educating children is the sum of much more than letters and numbers. A holistic, traditional Montessori education does not stop at the school gate. In fact, it starts at home and extends into our broader families, social groups, community and of course the school itself.  The holistic…
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Montessori Education: the future is now!

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Montessori education has been successfully serving children and families around the world for over a century, yet the fundamentals remain – and for good reason! Our methods are consistently backed by current research in education and human development, like this recent article published by The Conversation. While such research is a boon to the reputation of Montessori schools, we are further encouraged by a clear congruence of current Montessori methodologies…
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Strengthening the Family-School Connection

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The school and family connection is important for both parties involved. How do we strengthen it? What does it mean to have a connection between these two? This week’s blog is absolutely full of ideas, and we would love to hear yours too! Our children thrive when home and school environments work cooperatively, communicate well, and share similar educational values and expectations. At FMS, we have been active in sharing…
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Helping children “find their flow” in the school day

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You may have heard the quote” “How you start your day is the way you live your day, how you live your day is how you live your life.’ (Louise Hay).  At the start of the school year, this quote is a great reminder to help our children get the best start to their day so they the best outcomes from their day.  One of the simplest ways to structure…
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Fostering Harmonious Friendships At School

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At the start of a new school year, our focus turns to routine, academics and extra-curricular activities. For children however, one of the most important aspects of returning to school is friendship. School friendships can, and should, be a source of great joy and inspiration for all children. Unfortunately, we know this is not always the case.  Friendships at school have a profound impact on the child’s sense of security, confidence…
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