Portrait of a Salem Montessori Teacher

The staff at Salem Montessori School are the backbone of our school community. They commit to a set of responsibilities and characteristics that define what it is to be an outstanding educator, serving the needs of students, families, colleagues, the school, and themselves. As a dedicated practitioner working to develop the full potential of children, […]

Montessori Language in Children’s House

Upon approaching all shelves in the Montessori classroom, you’ll notice that activities typically  move from beginner to more advanced as you move left to right and top to bottom. This important feature of our work layout is to help the child develop that same pattern for reading, left to right, top to bottom, far before […]

Justice and Peace

Dear Salem Montessori Community,  The recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and many others have pushed each of us to think more deeply about race and justice in our country. Some of you have reached out to ask how you can support discussions with your children. The deep desire I hear in […]