Elementary Summer Reading Recommendations

At this link you will find a pdf with suggestions for lively Summer reading. Here’s a preview: The Trouble with Chickens by Doreen Cronin J.J. Tully is a former search-and-rescue dog who is trying to enjoy his retirement after years of performing daring missions saving lives.  Driven by the promise of a cheeseburger he helps two chicks named Dirt and Sugar …

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Summer Camp

Spring is flying by!  It is time to think about summer plans.  TMS will be offering a summer enrichment program again this year from June 4th – 15th from 9 until 12:30.   If you are interested in learning more click on this link summer camp registration 12 for the registration form.   Take note of our new offering… PUSH-PULL; a …

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Author/Illustrator Henry Cole

Henry Cole is the author and illustrator of the current Elementary class read-aloud, A Nest for Celeste.  Here he is at a museum celebration last year drawing Celeste for the gathered crowd:

tmsAuthor/Illustrator Henry Cole

Montessori in the Home (videos)

On the Michael Olaf video site mentioned yesterday, there are also links to two videos by a mother using the Montessori philosophy in her approach to home life, helping her young son achieve independence while simultaneously deepening the connections between parent and child. While these videos focus on ideas for younger children, the information can still offer insights to parents …

tmsMontessori in the Home (videos)

Montessori Videos from Michael Olaf

Michael Olaf, a company that has been offering Montessori-based supplies and toys to families for over 25 years, also maintains a very informative non-commercial site (michaelolaf.net) in which they offer parents insights into the planes of development at the heart of Montessori education and suggestions for integrating awareness of development into the family routine. Recently the site began offering free …

tmsMontessori Videos from Michael Olaf