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Technology and its effect on early childhood

Executives dream of winning young customers over to their products. Companies like Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Samsung Electronics Co. appear to be succeeding when the customers are barely out of their cribs. More than half of babies in low-income households are tapping on smartphones or tablets by the a

14 May 2015
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Self-Confidence In Small Children

Hi I'm Hassan, One of our parents here at New Horizons Montessori in Skillman recently mentioned that her child was taking dance lessons at CaRu Entertainment in Pennington. I'm always interested in what our students are involved with, so I made it a point to contact Emily Czerniakowski, who is t

18 Feb 2015
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Modeling Wellness For Your Children

Hi Hassan here, I was at the gym a few days ago and got a chance to talk with Rose MacNiven who is part of the staff at the facility. I regularly go to Princeton Health & Wellness Center, which is very close by our school. Here at New Horizons Montessori, many of our parents are also interest

18 Feb 2015
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In a word, Montessori means Respect

What I learned from observing a Montessori Classroom My first look at Montessori (Courtesy- Ageofmontessori.org) As Professional Counselor and Parenting Coach, I recently set eyes on a Montessori classroom for the very first time. As a newcomer, I was really unsure what I would find. Hone

18 Feb 2015
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‘Work’ is a positive thing for children!

'Work' is a positive thing for children! Those who are not familiar with the Montessori method will most often associate the word 'work' with a tiring, boring, monotonous duty that one must engage in, in order to keep up with daily living or earn money. In fact, most will also attempt to organize

18 Feb 2015
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To Call Or Not To Call – The Doctor

Hi Hassan here, Being around young children a lot means we occasionally see a child become sick. We are in a unique position having many children here at the school, so if a child seems ill we need to get that child away from the other children. I was talking with Dr. Michael Riggall of Princeton

18 Feb 2015
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