Parent-Family Resources

We hope these resources regarding child development will be helpful as you and your families grow.

Arizona Common Core Standards

Education Reform
Missing Voice in Education Reform Debate

Parenting and Child-Rearing Resources
Montessori Potty Training

Living with Children
Traditional Parenting-Weekly column

Health and Safety
Children and Flu
Strep Throat
Head Lice
Signs & Symptoms of Heat Stroke in Children

The Art of Parenting
What Makes a Good Parent?
A scientific analysis ranks the 10 most effective child-rearing practices. Surprisingly, some don’t even involve the kids.
Scientific American Mind November 2010
Robert Epstein

Effort to Restore Children’s Play Gains Momentum
New York Times- January 4, 2011
Hilary Stout

Guiding Your Child’s Behavior
Nature-Smart Kids Get Higher Test Scores
Naturalized School Grounds Enhance Creativity, Self Discipline, Health and Academic Achievement
Green School Grounds Foster Achievement and Responsibility
Direct Experience in Nature Is Critical and Diminishing

The Well-Behaved Child: Discipline that Really Works! - John Rosemond

Ten Ways To Destroy the Imagination of Your Child,
Anthony Esolen, professor of English at Providence College.

Your Child’s Educational Journey

The First Time (PDF)
By Beth Black
Montessori Life, 2011


Peace in the Montessori Classroom Teaching Manner

Grace and Curtesty Are Everyday Lesson in the Montessori Classroom

Fun Facts about Supporters of the Montessori Method
Freedom with Responsibility in the Montessori Classroom
The Power and Gift of Saying No
Parenting Children to Become Independent
Dr. Maria Montessori’s Biology Curriculum
The Role of Practical Life in the Montessori Classroom
Handling and Preventing Sibling Rivalry
Educating Our Children for the Future
What does it Mean to Follow the Child?
Children’s Learning Styles and the Montessori Method
Famous People Who Attended a Montessori School
Maria Montessori’s Four Planes of Development
What is the Montessori Method?

Montessori, Now 100, Goes Mainstream
Washington Post-Tuesday, January 2, 2007; B01
Jay Mathews



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