Executive functioning in Toronto Montessori Schools

September 20, 2015By aidgaska@gmail.comMAIN SCHOOL BLOG

Adele Diamond – the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of British Columbia – discusses in detail the abilities and skills that will be needed for success in the 21st Century.  Specifically, the development of  executive functions: self control, disipline and perseverance, and creativity. Toronto Montessori schools throughout the city … Read More

(U)Labs offering 2-day workshop in Etobicoke

September 20, 2015By aidgaska@gmail.comMildenhall News Events

(U)Labs is a youth hosting a 2-day mentorship event at C.J Skateboard park in South Etobicoke on November 14-15. More and more innovative youth programs are working directly with children to motivate and support them into their futures. By focusing on their interests (rather than those that adults believe children should be interested in), these groups … Read More

Etobicoke Montessori Schools aren’t all the same.

September 17, 2015By aidgaska@gmail.comMildenhall News Events

There are many options for a Montessori school in Etobicoke, representing the vast diversity of Toronto’s westernmost (former) borough: in-home Casa programs, small and large Toddler and Casa preschool programs, and larger Casa and Elementary schools. It can be challenging to know where to begin when evaluating the different Montessori options available to families. The most … Read More

Healthy snacks

September 2, 2015By aidgaska@gmail.comMAIN SCHOOL BLOG

Kids eat ALL THE TIME.  Many children can be “picky eaters”, often overwhelmed by choices, tastes, textures, and smells.  By introducing our kids to a variety of foods, we help to increase their interest and experience with “different”.  At the Mildenhall Montessori Schools, snack is provided to our Casa children throughout the day.  Children are able … Read More