Local teachers incorporate technology into classrooms

Millhopper Montessori School

Featured in the Gainesville Sun The kindergarteners in Elmira Goode’s class at Rawlings Elementary know the routine. They stuff their backpacks into their cubbies, grab a squirt of hand sanitizer and rush to the front of the classroom for attendance. But Goode doesn’t call out each child’s name. The children take their own attendance on… Read more »

Schools encourage social growth

Millhopper Montessori School

Featured in the Gainesville Sun Children need a social atmosphere to develop mentally and socially, which prepares them for higher education The Sun’s Aug. 30 feature “Adjusting to Campus,” by Dennis Culver, addressed many concerns adolescent students face in middle school. I know what he said to be true because this is the time of… Read more »

The Montessori Difference: Children Love to Learn

Millhopper Montessori School

As featured in Gainesville Today Magazine, June,  2009 By Donna Weber The preparation for academic achievement and skills for practical life are woven into each day at Millhopper Montessori School in Gainesville. Children enter a world of beauty and order; a safe place to learn and grow at their own pace. Specially trained teachers make… Read more »

A Special to the Gainesville Sun – Math

Millhopper Montessori School

As featured in the Gainesville Sun, October, 2008 Bob Herbert, in his commentary of October 16th, asked for a discussion and analysis of several pertinent issues facing our country’s future. As a teacher and president of a private Montessori school, I would like to contribute to a discussion on the quote from Sara Rimer: “The… Read more »