Learning at MSD

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Montessori at MSD is a holistic approach to education, where communities of children help each other learn every day, with a Guide who facilitates. Here we’ve gathered insights about how this works in our school, to give prospective and new parents a better sense of what Montessori education really looks like.

April 12, 2021

MSD Grounds Redesign

Our school’s greenspaces, play areas, and parking lot were completely redesigned with the help of a generous Enbridge Ecofootprint Grant. Fox 21 featured a story on […]
April 12, 2021

Gardening

What value does gardening have to the elementary child?  It’s an experience that helps them to build the classroom community.  Working alongside their peers toward a […]
April 12, 2021

Green Spaces Make Kids Smarter

Why is it that Montessori School of Duluth takes such pride in being in a quiet residential area with lots of greenspace? Here’s one reason … […]
April 12, 2021

Montessori At Home

It’s easy to set up your child to be independent at home. Choose a few low drawers for your child’s things.  Perhaps you could clear out half of the […]
April 12, 2021

Solar Panels

If you look at the school from the south side, you’ll see rows of solar panels gracing its roof. These were installed courtesy of RREAL (Rural […]
December 5, 2018

Classroom Beautification

A lot of thought and effort goes into the aesthetics of the Montessori classroom.  Dr. Montessori’s belief was that the classroom shouldn’t look like a classroom […]