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Positive Discipline parents are dedicated to walking their parenting path with kindness and firmness. Kindness shows up in the way they interact with their children, honoring their dignity and respecting their needs.
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About Dandelions Montessori
The Dandelions Montessori offers an in-home Montessori bilingual environment, carefully planned, including the use of Montessori materials, to allow children to explore practical life, sensory perception, reading and writing abilities, mathematical skills, geographical areas, and elements of botany and zoology.
Vision and Mission
Our organization has for mission to teach long-term parenting and the role of kindness and firmness in raising children. The Dandelions Montessori is for parents and educators interested in learning the principles of the Positive Discipline and Montessori philosophies.
The Dandelions Montessori aspires to give all children and families the opportunity to choose a Montessori and Positive Discipline education, regardless of economic or social condition, color, creed, or national/ethnic origin.
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We offer free tours every Wednesday at 3pm. Tours are free and we ask that just the adults come. Use the button below to schedule your free tour.
Our School. Our Family. Our Community
The Montessori Method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood. The Montessori Method has been tested over time with over 100 years of success in diverse cultures throughout the world. The approach values the human spirit and the development of the whole child—physical, social, emotional, and cognitive.
What Makes Us Shine
Hands on Learning
Focused on physical discovery, social interaction, work time, and explorative sessions rather than constant direct instruction. This gives your child the confidence and the materials to satisfy their curiosity and develop independent skills they will carry into the future.
In developmental stages like preschool and kindergarten, it is important for your child to learn physical, practical skills as much as they gain educational knowledge. Your child becomes independent and responsible with everyday tasks. A competent, confident child will excel in continuing education and life.
We are a school for children and their families. Dandelions Montessori strives to be of service to our families and build community. We host school events, field trips, parent education events, and family socials in order to strengthen our school community. We welcome families from all backgrounds.
Children participate in school cooking activities. Parents bring a selection of ingredients each Monday. Our mainly plant-based menus include a variety of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and a variety of dairy products, including milk, yogurt, cheese, or soy beverages. Vegetarian protein foods, such as eggs, legumes, nuts, seeds, and soy products. Olive oil.
Skilled and experienced in child observation, instruction, and encouragement with the Montessori and Positive Discipline Philosophies.
Stimulating & Constructive Environment
To encourage curiosity and develop building block skills and behaviors at this formative age
Enrolled families can get free Positive Discipline counseling and big discounts at Positive Discipline workshops. Positive Discipline provides experiential activities that reach the heart to inspire deeper understanding and change. Parents get specific help with real problem in a fun and effective way.
To build children understanding of the courtesy, manners, and social graces they will need in the future.
Discovery, imagination, curiosity, and creativity are all crucial to children’s development. The Montessori approach encourages your children to explore, innovate and tap into the possibility of their potential.
What Our Families are Saying
Dandelions Montessori is a loving and safe environment for kids to learn, explore, and grow independently. With the positive discipline and positive parenting education and background, I know that my children are being spoken to in a way that is kind, yet gives them the opportunity to absorb situations in a constructive and meaningful way. – Brendan Nicholas
Natalia is an all-around wonderful educator. She is patient, organized, and nurtures the kids independence like no other. The Dandelions is a proper school with a highly qualified and accredited teacher, that has all the proper setup and materials. My son has progressed so much in the last year it’s mind-boggling. The attention he gets in this small setting is unmatched. The icing on the cake is the Positive Discipline aspect that works in tandem with the Montessori philosophy. – Marc Grynberg
My daughter has really flourished with Natalia at Dandelions Montessori. She loves going for walks, painting, cooking, and playing with her friends. She comes home happy every day and tells me about her fun adventures. The school is a place for her to be free, to express herself more independently, and to learn in a hands-on way every day. – Kara Bialostozky