Meet Studio Montessori Founder, Zoe Paul

“Zoe began her Montessori teaching career in Morocco where she was part of the founding team at the first Montessori school in the country. Later she moved to Russia where she helped design and found 2 Montessori schools which are still operating successfully today…”

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Cooking with Kids: Homemade Plant Based Ice Cream!

Even the most picky eaters will experiment with new flavors and textures if they are involved meaningfully in the process of making their food. But did you know that learning to cook and similar “practical life activities” serve a developmental role for children?

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Andy, Janet, Dexter and Parker

Sage Montessori and Zoe don’t just start at drop-off and end at pick-up. We’re always learning as parents, and it helps to have a Montessori perspective in your tool belt. One important lesson we’re still learning is realizing the goal is not to tame your child, but watch them blossom in a nurturing environment. It’s quite the opposite of what many of us may be used to.

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Greg, Maria & Solomon

We see exploration, dialogue, curiosity, and mission constantly when Solomon plays, either alone or with others.  Montessori empowers our kids to do more, think more, and question more. We’re glad he’ll have those tools for his whole life.

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The Barnes Family

How do you feel Montessori has supported your child’s development?

We continue to be amazed by Millie's focus and follow through, and her welcoming demeanor toward other children. We see her finishing her tasks to completion, from puzzles, to helping with laundry, to bathroom independence, to returning her plate and pushing in her chair at meal time. And when interacting with other children, she's welcoming, generous and peaceful. She's building both academic skills and skills for life.

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Zoe PaulFamily Interview