Archive of November 2012 - Page 2 of 2 - Bala House Montessori | Preschool & Kindergarten in the greater Philadelphia area.


  1. Making “Sense” out of Montessori

    By Parent Education

    by Edward Fidellow of Cross Mountain Press Montessori is the only educational system that makes “sense” because it is the only education that starts off where your child starts – in the world of the senses. Our babies are born into a sensory world – they taste, they hear, they feel. They spend the first […]

  2. Montessori and the Myth of Low Student Teacher Ratios

    By Parent Education

    by Edward Fidellow of Cross Mountain Press As parents we have to judge what makes a good educational program for our children. We ask our friends, we look at the school – is it clean and orderly and bright? We look at the children – do they seem happy? We observe the teacher – is […]

  3. What’s the Big Deal about Table Washing?

    By Parent Education

    by Edward Fidellow of Cross Mountain Press Many parents are attracted to Montessori because of its tremendous reputation for giving their children a great academic education. Parents are willing to spend impressive amounts of money to give their children this academic advantage. But as often as parents are impressed with Montessori excellence, they are a […]

  4. What – No Briefcase? Montessori and Paperwork

    By Parent Education

    by Edward Fidellow of Cross Mountain Press Montessori parents are often bewildered by the lack of paperwork coming home with their child. There’s hardly any! So what does my child do all day? What can he be possibly learning? For most of us our school experience was a blizzard of paper work – spaces to […]

  5. Seed Corn – Five seeds planted now change what comes later.

    By Parent Education

    by Edward Fidellow of Cross Mountain Press I’m a city boy. Most of us live our lives in the city or the suburbs and have vague ideas about the rhythm of life lived by farmers and ranchers. We are blessed by their work when we go to the grocery store. We might actually know when […]

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