Oh, so sweet…or Maybe Not? (Part 2)

by Glenda Blaskey, Performance Nutritionist, University of Houston Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (mom of Lauren, one of our students) Unfortunately, foods do not come with flashing signs warning us of the added sugars hidden inside. As

Oh, so sweet…or Maybe Not? (Part 1)

Glenda Blaskey is Performance Nutritionist at the University of Houston Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. She is involved in nutrition education and program operations for all 17 athletic teams. Her daughter, Lauren, is a student in 101 here

Quick Tips for Art with Kids

Has coming to South Shore Montessori Art Show inspired you to create art with your child? Here are some tips offered by our teachers to make art with children fun and rewarding. 1. Plan ahead. Prepare the materials and protect the environment:

Join our Backpack Buddies Holiday Food Drive!

Amy Kilgore with Backpack Buddies and the League City Rotary recently visited our school to involve the students in a program of giving to the needy in our community. Backpack Buddies take canned and dry food contributions and store and organize

Don’t Worry, Be Specific

When you ask your child, "What did you do in school today?" and hear only, "Nothing" or "I don't know" or "I played", are you frustrated?  There's an easy answer! What's the disconnect? It can't be the teacher-. What teacher would let the children

Involving your Children with Practical Life

     One of the most basic fundamentals of Montessori Philosophy is called "Practical Life". Children as young as two and three begin "working" at tasks that build fine and gross motor skills. To them it is simple work that helps them be responsible

Gearing Up for a Great School Year

It's the time of year when summer is winding down and we all begin to feel that familiar excitement. New school supplies, book bags and back-to-school clothes are gathered up in preparation for a new school year.  It's also a good time to evaluate