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Amazon, Google and the royal family. Is the Montessori Method the secret sauce to success?

Children are often told what they should do, rather than what they can do. Shifting that philosophy from directive (should) to open-ended (can) is at the heart of the Montessori Method of teaching. Rather than being told what to do, children are granted independence to pursue their unique, personal interests, inspiring a love for learning … Read more Amazon, Google and the royal family. Is the Montessori Method the secret sauce to success?

MSR Merit Scholarships

The Montessori School of Raleigh now offers two merit based scholarships for incoming Upper School students. One scholarship is for the International Baccalaureate Programme and the other is for character and academic achievement. Read below to learn more about both of these amazing scholarships. The International Baccalaureate Merit Scholarship The International Baccalaureate Merit Scholarship recognizes … Read more MSR Merit Scholarships

Maintenance Assistant

Department: Buildings & Grounds Reports to: Director of Buildings & Grounds/ Director of Business Operations Purpose of the Job Maintenance Assistant perform a wide variety of maintenance, repair, grounds keeping and other interior and exterior maintenance duties for the school under the supervision of the Director of Buildings and Grounds. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: • … Read more Maintenance Assistant

Drama and the Amygdala

Notice how many pop-up ads there are this time of year about cleaning out and reorganizing our stuff? For some reason, we associate rearranging items with rearranging our mood. The holidays are over, spring break is months away, and the cold grayness of January and February do little to lift our spirits. Maybe if we … Read more Drama and the Amygdala

SummerScape Registration is Now Open

Registration for SummerScape is now open for MSR families and the public! Visit the SummerScape webpage www.msr.org/summerscape and click on the appropriate button on the right side of the page.

The Way We Teach: Out of Our Heads

There is chatter as class begins. “Who is leading the discussion?” “Did you finish the analysis sheets?” “What analysis sheets?” “Has anyone ever thought how it would feel to wake up without language?” The student’s face is full of inquiry, and he continues, “Would it be our worst nightmare or a relief…you know…we would be … Read more The Way We Teach: Out of Our Heads