New School Year

Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year! I am thrilled to be starting our third year at Southwest Montessori Academy. This year we begin our second classroom. Jessie has finished her Montessori training under the guidance of Karrin. I want to Read the rest

Now Enrolling for Fall 2015

We are now enrolling for the 2015-2016 school year. Please join us for one of our open houses or call schedule a tour and see what we we can do to enrich and nurture the development of preschoolers and kindergarteners.

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Positive Discipline

Southwest Montessori Academy is hosting a 6 week Positive Discipline course. This course is designed to help parents teach important social and emotional skills to help children become responsible, resourceful and respectful members of our community.

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Praise vs. Encouragement

Self-esteem as defined in Webster’s Dictionary is “a confidence and satisfaction in oneself.” My older two children grew up in a culture where a child’s self esteem was considered a fragile egg and it was parents’ and society’s responsibility to

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