“To lead the child, as it were, by the hand, from the education of the muscular system, to that of the nervous system, and of the senses.”
― Maria Montessori, The Montessori Method Scientific Pedagogy as Applied to Child Education in 'The Children 's Houses '
The Primary School has been studying the human body. Beginning with studies of the brain and skeleton, students learned all about how they are growing and strong! A focus the parts of the heart, helped Ms. Meghan’s class express the greatest of love on Valentine’s Day with mailboxes and cards! They also saw their studies come to life, when a classroom guest, an ER nurse, gave the children hands-on lessons with a stethoscope and blood pressure gauge. Ms. Samara’s class furthered their study of the heart, when they opened up their own, and found a new love in in Stella, a chinchilla, and classroom pet! Fire safety, led to another great adventure for the Primary School, at