Discussing the Solar Eclipse in the Early Years

Americans last saw a total solar eclipse two decades ago. This Monday, on August 21, 2017, we will be able to see a solar eclipse for the first time in decades. This is also the first solar eclipse to move from coast to coast since 1918. The eclipse is an ideal time to engage your… Read More

One Student at a Time

Education, although a local issue, affects both economic and political issues nationally and globally. Harvard Graduate School of Education Ford Foundation Professor of Practice Professor Fernando Reimers recently released the book One Student at a Time: Leading the Global Education Movement, which profiles 60 global education leaders and their journeys in education, including our Director… Read More

Towards Independence: Drop Off and Pick Up

One of the most critical learning outcomes in a Montessori environment is independence. Here are our top 10 tips for Drop Off/Pick Up that encourage independence: TIP 1: Send positive vibes. Before going to school, remind your child that school is an exciting new experience. Include a friendly note in their lunch bag. TIP 2:… Read More

Children Launch Campaign to Support YMCA’s #OperationBackpack

Two of our #LeadershipForKids students launched a campaign in support of the YMCA’s #OperationBackpack. They also designed postcards as a thank you for neighbors who choose to donate. These two young leaders created only 61 limited-edition, handmade postcards. Why? To raise awareness of the 61 million girls who are out of school. And this was… Read More

28th International Montessori Congress

Our love and best wishes to our friends and colleagues at the 28th International Montessori Congress in Prague, Czech Republic. The International Montessori Congress is a large-scale educational congress. Ever since Maria Montessori established the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) in 1929,  congresses have taken place regularly to share best practice, discuss new insights, and renew our commitment to… Read More

An Award-Winning Preschool

As we complete our 20th anniversary, Montessori Preschool @ Copperfield was recognized as one of the best preschools in Houston. And the awards have continued in 2017. We were  named one of the top Preschools in Houston in 2016 and 2017. Out of 462 preschools, Expertise.com named us as one of the top in the city based on… Read More

Exploring Egypt

We welcomed Samuel’s mom to conclude our study of Egypt. She discussed Egypt’s ancient past and its physical geography, and she also shared cultural artifacts with our children. She brought activity packs – with coloring sheets and a key to decipher Heiroglyphics – for all of our students. Next week, we’ll start our safari in… Read More