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Thankful Thoughts

Here at Growing Light, we are thankful to all of the families for sharing their children with us each day. We are thankful to the children for sharing their light with us. We celebrated Thanksgiving by sharing the story of Stone Soup. Coming together as a community to create something wonderful was the theme. We…

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Mixed-Age Grouping

One of our Kindergarteners is giving a younger peer a lesson on word building. The mixed-age grouping in a Montessori classroom is beneficial in so many ways. Older children learn to be patient and tolerant, and serve as role models and teachers for the younger children. When an older child teaches a younger one, it…