Montessori Education

March 4, 2022
Student working on spelling

Journey to The Montessori Event 2022 – Ms. Zapata

Ms. Zapata, one of our upper elementary guides, is presenting at the largest Montessori conference in the world, the American Montessori Society’s Montessori Event. Ms. Zapata’s […]
March 4, 2022

Journey to The Montessori Event 2022 – Ms. Rao

Our middle school guide and veteran American Montessori Society presenter, Ms. Rao, shares more about her topic, Equity and Inclusion through Ethnomathematics, which she will present […]
May 31, 2017

Developing Self-Regulation in the Montessori Classroom

Self-regulation is often confused for self-control, discipline, or compliance. These words paint a picture of an emotional victory against stressful odds. A skillful self-regulating child, however, […]
March 20, 2017

5 Differences Between Montessori and Traditional Teaching

At Starwood Academy of Frisco, we empathize with the challenges you may face as a parent in picking the right school for your child. If you […]
February 8, 2017

Parent Observation: A How-To Guide

Dr. Maria Montessori once wrote: “Education is not something which the teacher does … it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being. […]
January 19, 2017

4 Benefits of Mixed Age Groups in the Montessori Environment

One element of authentic Montessori schools that often surprises parents new to the philosophy is the schools’ use of mixed age groups. Instead of placing students […]
December 25, 2016

Tips for Talking to Your Child About the School Day

Many parents of children who attend public schools express frustration that their kids refuse to talk about the school day. Yet, parental involvement in education is […]
December 18, 2016

How Toddlers Learn Language in Montessori School

Two of the principles of Montessori education is that children must first acquire foundational skills before moving on to more challenging material and that they learn […]
December 11, 2016

What Students Learn in the Elementary Program

The Elementary Program at Starwood Academy of Frisco supports children’s natural inquisitiveness by offering them an individualized, self-paced learning experience. At our Montessori school in Frisco, […]
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