Families play an enormous role in turning children into lifelong readers. But how can you keep kids excited about books? Aside from making story time enjoyable and interesting, research shows that children are motivated to read by: Previous experience. Children are often drawn to books they’ve read before. So, don’t balk about reading your child’s favorite books for the millionth time. Having access to books. those trips to the library […]
On a sunny first day in October, Mrs. Thornton’s extended day class embarked on a field trip to Shenot Farm in Wexford, PA. They learned about the many vegetables and fruits grown on the farm, experienced how apple cider is made, walked through pumpkin patches and watched apples being plucked from trees. You can learn more about Shenot Farm by visiting their website or Facebook page.
Looking for the monthly science units of study for the 2013-2014? Here’s a quick glance at what the students will study this school year.
Everybody knows that Montessori is a great way to educate children, but not everyone may understand the benefits in detail. Learn more.
Learn more about the annual coins for caring project on March 18, 2013. Children can bring pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters and dollars to school through April 30.
WPMS recently started a new way to alert our families of changes to the school’s schedule. This new school alert system was implemented in February of 2013.
In 2012 we celebrated the 142nd birthday of Maria Montessori the founder of the Montessori method of education. So, it stands to reason that are millions of Montessori educated folks in the world. Many of these alum are famous. Here is a list of a few of the famous Montessori graduates…