1. The Montessori Difference in Elementary School

    The Montessori method has been so enormously successful that most people are familiar with its benefits for preschoolers. However, it is not as common to find a Montessori school that goes beyond early childhood into elementary, middle, and high school.  At Lake Montessori, we are enormously proud …Read More

  2. Age-Appropriate Chores for Your Preschooler

    As a busy parent, it might feel like your todo list is a mile long. If you’re doing everything to run your household by yourself, from cooking to cleaning to laundry, you may be underutilizing your resources. Help may not be too far away — in fact, it’s probably next to you right now! Many par…Read More

  3. Teaching Your Child Mindfulness

    The latest psychological research shows great promise in the benefits of mindfulness for mental health, including better focus, less emotional reactivity, more satisfying relationships, and reduced stress. Because of this, many people are adding mindful activities such as meditation and yoga into th…Read More

  4. How to Teach Your Child Empathy

    In school, there are plenty of lessons about math, geography, and science, but you don’t see anything about empathy in the classroom. This is unfortunate, as empathy is an important skill. We may be under the impression that children just naturally develop this ability, but in reality, it is not e…Read More

  5. Raising Resilient Children: Essential Qualities to Foster

    Every successful person has one important quality in common: they’re resilient. In order to succeed, you will inevitably fail. The difference between people who achieve their goals and those who give up on their dreams is their ability to stand up, brush themselves off, and try again. Thomas Ediso…Read More

  6. The Montessori Difference

    Welcome back to our blog page here at Lake Montessori in Leesburg! As people who are passionate about improving our educational methods, we’re always busy around our Montessori School. Though the summer months are in full swing and our elementary kids are not in regular classes, we still maintain …Read More