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Forum: Montessori   10-06-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By chekhovgirl
Wow, having a rewards system is one thing, but...

Wow, having a rewards system is one thing, but then also only giving prizes to a few of the kids by chance?  That would be enough for me to go to the administration if it couldn't be resolved with...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   10-04-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By chekhovgirl
  Hi,    I've been musing for several...


Hi, 
 
I've been musing for several years about starting an outdoor preschool program. I'm trying to form more specific goals for this program.  If you wouldn't mind responding to this thread...
Forum: Learning at School   10-04-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By chekhovgirl
Hi,    I've been musing for several years...

Hi, 
 
I've been musing for several years about starting an outdoor preschool program. I'm trying to form more specific goals for this program.  If you wouldn't mind responding to this thread to...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-30-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By chekhovgirl
PMed you :)

PMed you :)
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-30-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By chekhovgirl
We're heading up to NH and are hoping to hit...

We're heading up to NH and are hoping to hit some waterfalls to do some swimming!
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-30-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By chekhovgirl
Hope you can find something like this!   ...

Hope you can find something like this!
 
http://www.massaudubon.org/PDF/sanctuaries/arcadia/Arcadia_Nature_Preschool_brochure2010.pdf
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-30-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By chekhovgirl
3 year olds should have problems sitting still...

3 year olds should have problems sitting still ;)  Preschools don't give kids nearly as much unstructured outside play time as they need (I dream of  opening an outdoor preschool!).  I searched...
Forum: Parenting   03-14-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By chekhovgirl
Do you live in the Brookline area?

Do you live in the Brookline area?
Forum: Parenting   03-09-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By chekhovgirl
Thank you, there were a lot of good points made...

Thank you, there were a lot of good points made here.  Reading this thread I realize that we live a pretty "active, urban" lifestyle.  We walk/bike to the park, library, etc.  I am more concerned...
Forum: Parenting   02-25-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By chekhovgirl
A little background:  My husband and I were...

A little background:  My husband and I were raised in more suburban/rural areas, but we both went to college in Boston and lived there a short time after being married before we bought a house in an...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   02-04-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,536
Posted By chekhovgirl
One of the staff members for the Tobin school...

One of the staff members for the Tobin school was head of school in a couple of area private Montessori schools.  I haven't visited Tobin myself, but I would think with him as a part of it that...
Forum: Montessori   12-26-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By chekhovgirl
I think it all depends on the area you live in-...

I think it all depends on the area you live in- for salary and abundance of jobs.  Where are you located?  I am not trained, but am thinking about doing it soon- have always worked as a specialist...
Forum: Europe   10-24-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By chekhovgirl
Not from Iceland, but I have a lot of family...

Not from Iceland, but I have a lot of family there and we've been several times. We're in New England, too!
Forum: Montessori   09-15-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By chekhovgirl
How old will your younger DS be? I would...

How old will your younger DS be? I would probably do it if it was just for a year. However, if you decide it's too much to be out during all of that time and you want to send him, why not consider...
Forum: Montessori   09-15-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By chekhovgirl
Quote: Originally Posted by carmel23...

Quote:
Originally Posted by carmel23 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15846076)
I would really encourage your child to...
Forum: Montessori   09-14-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By chekhovgirl
Quote: (Actually, I rarely even use the word...

Quote:
(Actually, I rarely even use the word share because of the connotation that it basically means you have to give the other person whatever they want whenever they ask for it, or you're not...
Forum: Montessori   09-14-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By chekhovgirl
Quote: Originally Posted by spedteacher30...

Quote:
Originally Posted by spedteacher30 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15843761)
We're a former Montessori family...
Forum: Montessori   09-14-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By chekhovgirl
Did they have an open house where you get to...

Did they have an open house where you get to spend time with her in her classroom? She is pretty young. In my area she would probably still be in a toddler class. As a teacher I have to say that I...
Forum: Montessori   09-14-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By chekhovgirl
Did they have an open house where you get to...

Did they have an open house where you get to spend time with her in her classroom? She is pretty young. In my area she would probably still be in a toddler class. As a teacher I have to say that I...
Forum: Montessori   09-14-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By chekhovgirl
Hi, I'll try to make this as succinct as...

Hi,

I'll try to make this as succinct as possible!

I'm posting this here because it seems related to Montessori. My son is very orderly/territorial, and it seems to become a problem when we...
Forum: Montessori   08-14-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By chekhovgirl
This is a common misconceptoin, don't know...

This is a common misconceptoin, don't know why...but it's not true.
Forum: Montessori   06-15-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,006
Posted By chekhovgirl
Quote: Originally Posted by lisalu100...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lisalu100 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15511429)
I am shopping for toddler materials for DD,...
Forum: Montessori   05-21-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By chekhovgirl
The general rule around year is 2 years 9...

The general rule around year is 2 years 9 months, but as private schools, they're flexible. Our public cutoff is September 1st.
Forum: Montessori   05-18-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,756
Posted By chekhovgirl
Hi Jen, and other homeschoolers! It's been a...

Hi Jen, and other homeschoolers! It's been a little while since I've hopped on this thread. Jen, I don't know if I even got to say congrats on the new little one! DS got into an afternoon program at...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-19-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By chekhovgirl
Before DS2 was born I was working at a...

Before DS2 was born I was working at a Montessori school for about 27 hours a week and DS1 was attending there while I worked. I've been home this year, but have been asked to come back to my job....
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