About Mighty Oaks Montessori
A typical day at Mighty Oaks:
8:15 – 8:30Student arrival window.
8:30 – 11:30
Outdoor Time & Montessori Work Period. During this time, children receive individual and small group lessons from a wide variety of rich curricular subject areas and have free choice to practice the lessons that they have received already. All students will receive lessons in the areas of Practical Life, Sensorial, Math, Language, Culture/Geography, and science.
Outdoor Recess and Farmstead Jobs. Children either play freely in our fully fenced playscape or work on a variety of chores. These activities provide the children with meaningful connections about how to live in harmony with nature. Tasks include planting, watering, and harvesting organic produce from our gardens, maintaining/turning compost, collecting eggs from the hen house, and feeding the chickens.
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Erin is a member of the American Montessori Society, is certified at two levels (0-3 and 3-6), and has 15 years of experience as a Montessori Directress. She is a Certified Positive Discipline Parenting Coach, and also has training in the Orton Gillingham Method. She is passionately committed to honoring the unique individuality of her students and to nurturing each child’s Whole Development. She believes that interaction with the land and time spent in nature are imperative (and often neglected) aspects of education; and she is thrilled to be able to share some basic agricultural experiences with her students on the Mighty Oaks Farmstead. She seeks to provide a holistic early educational experience for each one of her students which will foster early independence, academic fortitude, and peaceful citizenship.