DRIVE: The surprising truth about what motivates us

What motivates us as human beings? The desire to learn? to have more material belongings? to be better than your peers? to achieve perfection? There are many questions about motivation, especially when it comes to the subject of motivating the...

What makes us different?

When I talk to parents and friends about my kids being in a Montessori school, they often ask me what Montessori is and what makes this school different from all other schools. There are several differences indeed: 1 – Mixed Age Classes...

High Academic Achievement

One of the biggest reasons I wanted Montessori for my kids has been because of all I have read and experienced this educational methodology to be. Based on what I know, it does everything I wanted and more. I wanted to give my kids the ability to...

The App Spin to a Montessori Lesson

(the opinions reflected on this posting are personal) As you may soon find out, I am a technophile, and as such, I encourage my children to engage in learning from different venues.  While embracing the power of learning through the Montessori...

How I became an MJDS Mom

I remember to this day, the joy I felt when my dream of finding the right school for my daughter came true. I’ll explain why shortly….Right about the middle of my pregnancy, like many other women, I experienced nesting behaviour in preparation...