Choosing a Nursery, PK and Primary School
Parents' Questions About Montessori
Most parents have questions about Montessori especially if they are new to that particular approach to early childhood education. Andrea Coventry answers your basic questions and concerns about Montessori.
Types of Preschool
You want to give your infant the best possible start in life. So you are thinking about finding a preschool which will pick up where you left off as a parent and educate your child according to your wishes. Let's look at the various types of preschools available.
The Reggio Emilia Approach
One of several progressive approaches to early education, Reggio Emilia has become popular with parents seeking a child-centered educational experience.
Is It Really a Montessori School?
How does a parent know that a school which purports to be a Montessori school is really Montessori? There are several basic things which you need to look for.
Early Education Options
Getting your child into a 'good' pre-school is very difficult in most parts of the country. We examine your options and choices.
Few Places In New York Pre-schools
So you think that getting into Harvard or Yale is competitive? Then try getting your infant into a Manhattan preschool.
What Is The Difference Between Montessori And Waldorf schools?
Montessori and Waldorf schools are popular early education choices. What are they? The similarities and the differences?
Junior Boarding Schools
A list of junior boarding schools, which educate children younger than high school age.
Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952)
Maria Montessori was a radical in a time when women were not expected to be radical. Her belief that we should educate children by 'following the child' revolutionized primary education and spawned a worldwide movement based on her enlightened teachings.
Read about the founder of the kindergarten.
The Rudolph Steiner Archive
The collected writings of the founder of the anthroposophical movement whence came Waldorf Schools.
Choosing a School
Helpful information from PBS.
Private School Admissions Tests for Young Children
A description of the ERBs, a private school admissions test for young children.
The Importance of Play in Pre-School
A description of why playing is so important for pre-schoolers.
What is A Montessori School?
A description of Montessori schools and their methods.
Kicked Out of Kindergarten
Why more kids are being kicked out of pre-school and kindergarten nationwide--and what to do about it.