The Montessori Family

The Montessori Family

“This is education, understood as a help to life; an education from birth, which feeds a peaceful revolution and unites all in a common aim, attracting them to a single centre. Mothers, fathers, politicians: all must combine in their respect and help for this delicate work of formation, which the little child carries on in ...

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Ride the Horse

Ride the Horse

“Ride the horse in the direction it’s going.” – Werner Erhard Not a bad summation of Montessori theory and practice, if one has to try to encapsulate it in one sentence. Maria Montessori, Italy’s first female medical doctor, developed a revolutionary approach to education by applying a scientific approach rooted in observation. As a physician, student of ...

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Transitions

Transitions Second only to the launching of a new school year in the fall, the month of January is a season of transition at Three Tree Montessori School. We experience the turn of a new calendar year, and the earth is tilting its way back toward warmth and light. So, too do our children experience transition ...

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Welcome!

Welcome to Three Tree’s new website! We have endeavored to bring mindfulness and intention to our digital presence via weekly email communiques and Facebook posts. And that brings us to newly-designed website, which after much preparation and thought has finally arrived. It’s an interesting challenge: how to convey – in Maria Montessori’s terms – the “Prepared ...

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