|LMS Attends the Annual Conference of the Montessori Schools of Massachusetts |
Last weekend some of our teachers and administrators joined 450 other Montessori folks at the annual conference of the Montessori Schools of Massachusetts, a regional organization of Montessori schools. Dean College turned over their Campus Center to us for a day of professional development. The keynote speaker for the event was clinical psychologist Sarah Ward, Co-Director of Cognitive Connections, where she specializes in the assessment and treatment of executive function deficits. Sarah captivated her audience with anecdotes. We all gained a deeper appreciation of the challenges that so many of our children face, and we carried away strategies that will help...
|Second in a Series of Parent Led Conversations|
The most recent Parent Conversation, How Much is too Much?, focused primarily on the use and exposure of technology by and with children. The discussion was facilitated by LMS parent Valerie Overton and parents of a wide range of children participated...
|A Visitor from Perkins|
Middle School and Upper E students had the great opportunity today to meet Jaimi Lard, a woman who is deaf-blind. A spokesperson for Perkins School for the Blind, she shared with us a bit about her life - as a child and now as an adult...
LMS is excited to introduce a farming curriculum. Under the direction of new LMS teacher, Ben Boegehold '02, middle school students are working on Thursday afternoons this fall on projects such as building raised beds, planting, and garden maintenance on LMS' existing vegetable gardens behind the Elementary building. Ben is launching the school-wide farming and gardening curriculum starting at the middle school level.