Learning at MSD


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

Spooning in the Children’s House

Parents often ask us why children do things like Pouring and Spooning in the Children’s House. “What gives these mundane activities significance?” they ask. Plenty, actually. […]
April 12, 2021

Play Equipment

A generous $30,000 gift from Drs. Arnoldo and Neva Hax purchased play equipment for the school’s outdoor educational and play environments. Climbers, spinners, and a new […]
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 […]