“Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.”
"Free the child's potential and you will transform him into the world"   Maria Montessori This school year has gotten off to a great start with the children, families and teachers all getting into the routine and learning how to navigate the classroom. The children have been...
Where we strive for independence, independence is a part of the Montessori philosophy.   "If teaching is to be effective with young children, it must assist them to advance on the way to independence. It must initiate them into those kinds of activities which keep them from being a burden...
Cultural studies are very important in the Montessori classroom. Each child is taught that they are similar to other people and yet they have differences that make them unique and special. We start each child's Montessori experience with self discovery. For example, the child looks at his/her...
This system in which a child is constantly moving objects with his hands and actively exercising his senses, also takes into account a child's special aptitude for mathematics. When they leave the material, the children very easily reach the point where they wish to write out the operation. They...
The morning of November 9th was very special for the children and staff of Room 104.  After a lot of preparation and practice, they were finally going to visit some of the residents at Woodview Memory Care Center, local memory facility who is beginning to infuse Montessori-based activities...
April 14, 2011 – April 16, 2011 Children Grieve, Too! is a week of planned events to promote awareness that children grieve differently than adults, and Erin's House provides services addressing these specific needs. Erin's House Events    
On February 26th the Harlem Wizards will face their toughest competitor to date...the MLK Dream Team. Don't miss your chance to see them both square off on center court at 2:00 pm in the Paul Harding High School Gym. Tickets are on sale now! Click on the ticket order form below or call 423-4333 for...
Earth Day takes root at Montessori     Nate Davidhizar, of Fort Wayne Metals, passes out red oak saplings to preschoolers during the Earth Day observance at Martin Luther King Montessori School on Thursday. Fort Wayne Metals gave 125 maple and oak trees to the students and helped them...
After over five years of service, Mark Hutsell recently resigned as vice-president of the MLKMS Board of  Directors.   Mr. Hutsell is relocating to Peoria, Illinois and will be missed by all who had the opportunity to work with him.  Thank you Mark for all your time...
After a brief leave of absence, Denise Klausner has rejoined the Board of Directors at MLK Montessori School.  Welcome back Denise - we missed you!!!