4 Things a Neuropsychologist says about Montessori

4 Takeaways from a Neuroscientist's Perspective on Montessori We've extracted some interesting quotes from Dr. Hughes about how the Montessori method is strikingly aligned with what neuroscientists know about brain development. Disclaimer:  While Dr. Hughes is not a Montessori practitioner, he is uniquely positioned to have an opinion on Montessori. You can read the full [...]

TOILETING: It doesn’t have to be so hard

When to do it You can start the process of your child gaining Toilet Awareness from birth. This is possible by: Giving your child a rich language environment and consistently naming body parts, bodily functions, etc. Providing opportunities to sit on a potty chair once sitting independently. Using cloth diapers and underpants. By walking age (around [...]

CDS alumna stands out

Listen to the mother of a former CDS student tell this story... Over the summer [she] and another Beacon student flew to China to work with special needs orphans for 3 weeks.  After day 2, the other student needed to return home, and [she] stayed with the program. [She] made a pretty special and memorable connection when she [...]