June 10, 2019

Summer camp has started! For the first session, our Elementary campers had Athletic games and Swim Lessons. Campers had the chance to be active in many games as they challenge and develop their creative, intellectual, and kinesthetic abilities. They used various types...

October 13, 2018

During Bay Montessori's Fall Festival, fun was had by all!

The festival started with an Open House, where the children showed the parents/family members around the classroom and explained their favorite lessons. After visiting the classrooms, everyone enjoyed the games...

September 28, 2018

Each Friday, I would like to share information with you about the Lower Elementary Montessori philosophy and curriculum. As part of my Montessori training program, I wrote rationales, or essays, for the different curricular areas. The goal in writing these was to expla...

September 26, 2018

Our second parent gathering this month we discussed how to integrate the Montessori philosophy in the home for children of all ages. Infants, Toddler, and Primary age families learned how to set up different areas in the home to foster independence while Elementary tea...

September 26, 2018

Our second parent gathering this month we discussed how to integrate the Montessori philosophy in the home for children of all ages. Toddler and Primary age families learn how to set up different areas in the home to foster independence while Elementary teachers shared...

September 26, 2018

Our second parent gathering in September we discussed how to integrate the Montessori philosophy in the home for children of all ages. Infants, Toddler, and Primary age families learned how to set up different areas in the home to foster independence while Elementary t...

September 17, 2018

Today we put the Archimedes principle to the test!
We learned about the story of Archimedes and the Golden Crown (http://www.longlongtimeago.com/once-upon-a-time/great-discoveries/eureka-the-story-of-archimedes-and-the-golden-crown/) and then we weighed objects in and...

September 16, 2018

Debora Velastegui is a teacher from Ecuador that will visit Bay for three months. She is very excited to join the staff at Bay as she has taught school age children for 10 years in a private school in Ecuador. She is interested in learning more about the methods used i...

September 12, 2018

We began our discussion on BUOYANCY today! We explored how various objects sink or float, or neither! Some objects behaved in a more predictable manner while others really surprised us!
We began determining what makes objects sink or float in water.

September 11, 2018

The class had a great time competing in the “Marshmallow Challenge” in three teams!

We explored teamwork and leadership skills while having to build the tallest structure with limited resources and time!

Read more about the  Challenging the process with the marshmallow c...

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