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Grey Matter Montessori - Children Motivated Montessori
  • Sep 01, 2021
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4 Ways To Motivate Your Child To Learn

4 Strategies To Motivate Your Child To Learn What can you do when your child does not want to learn? The following tips will help your child find the motivation to discover the joy of learning.   Focus On Your Child's Interests Learning. . .

Grey Matter Montessori - Prepare for preeschool
  • Jul 29, 2021
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23 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Preschool

Teaching Your Pre Kindergarten Child Life Skills Without a doubt, every parent wants the best for their child. Both structured and unstructured play will provide your child with a variety of important, lifelong skills and lessons such. . .

Grey Matter Montessori - Montessori Activities
  • Jul 15, 2021
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15 Montessori Activities for your Toddler and Preschooler

Benefits of Montessori Based Play Before we dive into some ways to incorporate practical life activities into play, let’s discuss some of the benefits that this type of learning gives to your child: These activities are calming for. . .

Grey Matter Montessori - Play with Children
  • Jul 08, 2021
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Fostering a Love for Learning Through Play

As you watch your child grow up you have every hope in the world for them to live, learn, laugh, and love. You do your best to ensure they absorb everything they can from the world around them, from math and science to art and spelling. Did you know. . .

Grey Matter Montessori - IPSL Preeschool
  • Jun 24, 2021
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4 Reasons To Enroll Your Child In An IPC® Preschool

Your child's early education has a profound and enduring effect on their social, physical, and emotional development. Your child's early years are the foundation for their future development, providing a strong base for lifelong. . .

Grey Matter Montessori - Choosing the right Preeschool
  • Jun 17, 2021
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6 Different Types Of Preschool Programs

It seems like only yesterday your little one was just learning how to walk and talk. Now it is time for them to enter the world of learning, and the first step is by enrolling them in a preschool program.   Preschool is designed to let your child. . .

Grey Matter Montessori - Blog - Certified School
  • May 25, 2021
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Consider An IPC-Certified School For Your Child This Fall

The Internal Preschool Curriculum (IPC) is a comprehensive preschool curriculum designed to develop foundational knowledge and skills while understanding and promoting diversity among individuals and cultures. The main objective of the IPC. . .

Grey Matter Montessori - Blog - Age difference
  • May 11, 2021
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5 Reasons Why Montessori Schools Have Mixed-age Classes

Rather than grouping early education students by the year they were born, Montessori schools group students based on developmental stages of learning. This means Montessori schools conduct their educational practices within mixed-aged. . .

Grey Matter Montessori - Blog - preparing for preschool
  • May 04, 2021
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How To Prepare Your Child For Preschool

For new parents and parents of young children, arranging your child’s preschool education can be an exciting but scary time. If your child is set to attend preschool for the first time this fall, you and your child may be experiencing a variety of. . .

Grey Matter_Why Montessori
  • Apr 20, 2021
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Why Choose Montessori For My Child?

The unique and progressive learning style of Montessori education values children’s individualized strengths, interests, and creativity allowing them to learn at their own pace and cultivate self-motivation. The concrete educational system differs. . .

GM_What Is Montessori Education
  • Apr 13, 2021
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What Is Montessori Education?

Montessori is a well-known form of education/teaching that combines theory and practice to help guide every child's unique educational journey. The preconceived notions of what traditional education looks like are not present in Montessori. . .

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  • Apr 06, 2021
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Benefits of Montessori Preschool Vs. Traditional Day Care

IF your child is between the ages of 3- 6 you might be considering whether daycare or preschool is a better option for your child and whether the Montessori method is right for your child's preschool experience if that is what you choose to do. . . .

Montessori Preschool Calgary | Grey Matter Montessori
  • Mar 14, 2021
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4 Ways You Can Create a Montessori Friendly Home

The Montessori Method of learning is scientifically proven to be a more effective education method than typical public school education. Here is how you can incorporate Montessori principles into your home for the benefit of your child! If you. . .

Grey Matter Montessori | Montessori Daycare Calgary
  • Mar 03, 2021
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Choose The Best Preschool For Your Child By Following These 8 Tips

Choosing the right preschool can be quite a daunting task, especially if it’s your first time choosing a school. To help parents get the best education for their children, we have compiled 8 pieces of advice for how you can find the best preschool. . .

Grey Matter Montessori | Montessori Preschool Calgary
  • Feb 21, 2021
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8 Tips to Keep It Peaceful At Home While In Lockdown

Are you, your child, or your family struggling with your home dynamic? Was your home more serene before the lockdown happened? Here are some tips you can use to try and recreate that pre-pandemic peace. The continuation of the stay-at-home. . .

The Importance of Play In Your Child's Growth – NW Calgary Montessori Preschool
  • Dec 17, 2020
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The Importance of Structured and Unstructured Play In Your Child's Development

For a child, play is an integral part of how they learn, discover the world, and understand how their bodies work. Here is why you and your child's school must encourage them to play, and the benefits of different types of play. Playtime is. . .

6 Core Characteristics of a Montessori Education - Calgary Montessori Preschool
  • Dec 03, 2020
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6 Core Characteristics of a Montessori Education

Are you looking for the right preschool for your child? Have you heard about a Montessori education but aren't quite sure what it is? Maybe you are weighing the pros and cons of a Montessori education! Here are the 6 core characteristics of. . .

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  • Sep 14, 2020
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5 Reasons to Enrol Your Child in a Montessori Preschool

Are you considering enrolling your child into a Montessori preschool in Calgary? While there are a variety of educational methods to choose from, here’s how your child can benefit from the Montessori method. As a parent in the process of. . .

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  • Aug 26, 2020
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3 Back To School Safety Tips To Follow During The COVID-19 Pandemic

As the summer winds down, parents and children are preparing to return back to school, but you may be hesitant due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are five back to school safety tips to teach your child to keep their health and well-being. . .

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  • Aug 18, 2020
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3 Ways to Incorporate Montessori Principles at Home

Are you a parent who is considering implementing some Montessori principles at home? Here are some of the few changes you can make to your environment to encourage your child’s natural curiosity and ability to learn for years to. . .

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  • Jul 27, 2020
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6 Benefits of Summer Learning For Your Child

Are you worried that a summer completely free of learning may set your child back? Here are some top tips from our NW Calgary Montessori preschool to keep your child engaged during this time and six reasons why summer learning is so. . .

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  • Jul 08, 2020
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5 Surprising Aspects of Montessori Preschools You Might Not Know About

Are you thinking about enrolling your child in a Montessori school in Calgary? Here are five facts about the Montessori preschool education system that you might not know about and how it can benefit your little one’s social, emotional, and. . .

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  • May 06, 2020
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How to Register For Our Virtual Calgary Montessori Program

At Grey Matter Montessori, we are now offering a virtual-in home learning program for our preschool students to help them stay on track with their academic, social, and personal development. Here’s how it works and how you can register your child. . .

Difference and Benefits of Montessori vs Traditional Preschool
  • May 18, 2016
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4 Differences Between Montessori and Traditional Teaching

“The greatness of the human personality begins at the hour of birth. ” - Maria Montessori In 1907, Italy’s first female physician turned educator, Maria Montessori, opened the Casa dei Bambini (Children’s House) in a low-income district. . .

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