Category Archives: Resources

Montessori Finance Committee

Last week I talked about the money a little bit.  We rely on your parent donation to provide the Montessori materials in your child’s classroom – the Vancouver School Board does NOT allocate funds for those materials.

The Maple Grove PAC executive have been striving for greater parent involvement and transparency around the allocation and disbursement of funds.  If you would like to know more about this I invite you to come to a meeting and be a part of the Maple Grove Montessori Finance Committee.  Continue reading


Resources : Parent Library

A quick post today to bring your attention to our parent library.

The parent library is two small shelves in the main library.  The library has all kinds of  material, including some that focus on Montesorri.

Check it out!

Montessori Resources

We started this blog as a way to connect to parents while being informative and illuminating on many Montessori-based topics. Public School Montessori is still a fairly rare thing and we have our own perspective on things. However, prior to my daughter being accepted for Maple Grove in 2012 I had ZERO Montessori background. I knew virtually nothing.
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Book Review: How To Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way

When we applied for the lottery to have our daughter attend a public Montessori school, we really didn’t know what we were getting into.  I had heard vaguely of Montessori but not in any detail.  I spent that summer reading madly and one of the first books I read was Tim Seldin’s “How To Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way”.  I did reread it for this review; it is still one of the most recommended Montessori books out there.
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