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What Lies Beneath Behavior?

What Lies Beneath Behavior?   Every novelist, psychologist, anthropologist, and your Aunt Jane have wanted to know this. What motivates people and what’s going on when their behavior is irritating or just plain doesn’t make sense?   At MSODT, we encourage adults to look beneath the behavior of children and to understand ‘behavior as communication.’…

The Up’s & Downs Of The Social Aspect Of Elementary School

Growing up can be a challenge. For many children, that may include name-calling or teasing. But Montessori School of Downtown knows there is another way. The period from approximately age six to twelve (or what Dr. Montessori referred to as the “second plane of development”) is a time when children are keenly interested in fairness…

Identifying your Child’s Primary Learning Style

Every child is completely unique in their very own way. They all have different kinds of interests, styles, colors, everything!! This means that they also take in information differently than their peers so their learning styles are going to vary. Learning techniques that worked great for you may not work for your child. It’s important…