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24
Nov

Mayor and MP join OMS on Universal Children’s Day

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                “Children are the future of the world, we are the future of the world,” Grade 7 student Adel Manji confidently declared to his schoolmates in the presence of Mayor Jim Watson and MP David McGuinty on Universal Children’s Day, Thursday, November 20. These powerful words were the […]

21
Nov

Mayor and MP join OMS on Universal Children’s Day

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                    “Children are the future of the world, we are the future of the world,” Grade 7 student Adel Manji confidently declared to his schoolmates in the presence of Mayor Jim Watson and MP David McGuinty on Universal Children’s Day, Thursday, November 20. These powerful words […]

19
Nov

OMS School Director Becomes Chair of CCMA Board

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Pat Gere, School Director at OMS Montessori, is now Chair of the Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators (CCMA), after sitting on the Board for the past four years. Pat, with CCMA, are in communication with the Ministry of Education, Early Childhood branch, to address Bill 10. CCMA is committed to working with the Ontario Ministry […]

17
Nov

OMS Donates Montessori Materials

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OMS Montessori recently donated Montessori materials to Lekol Sen Trinite in Haiti. Pam, a representative from the Montessori school in Haiti, came to visit OMS. During her visit, she picked up a hockey bag full of Montessori materials and visited students to show them pictures and answer questions. In the picture, one student shows off […]

14
Nov

Science At OMS Montessori

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By: Pat Garneau, Director of the English Program I have heard over the years that some parents, particularly at the higher levels, believe we don’t do enough science in Montessori.  This has always surprised me since science is a very important part of our Montessori training and in my frequent walkabouts around the school, I […]

11
Nov

Impressive work

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It is not uncommon to see impressive work unfolding around the school. In fact, adults often learn something new when they wander the halls of OMS. In the picture above, an Elementary student is working with a quadrinomial cube (a+b+c+d)3. Students created the fourth layer (d) of the cube by adding onto the Montessori trinomial cube.

7
Nov

Alumni: Do children learn science in Montessori?

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Do children learn science in Montessori? Well, Emily Brecher, a Medical Doctorate and OMS alumna student sure did. Looking back, Emily says after graduating from the Upper Elementary program at OMS, there was never an indication that she was behind her peers in science. In fact, the opposite seemed to be true. “My teachers continually […]

30
Oct

How does Montessori get children ready for the REAL world?

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 Answer Well, let’s define the REAL world… At your job, is everyone the same exact age? Is everyone sitting at their desks, doing the same thing at the same time? Are they doing tasks that require them to access knowledge, off the top of their heads, in a timed setting? Or… Do you have different […]

30
Oct

How does Montessori get children ready for the REAL world?

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Answer Well, let’s define the REAL world… At your job, is everyone the same exact age? Is everyone sitting at their desks, doing the same thing at the same time? Are they doing tasks that require them to access knowledge, off the top of their heads, in a timed setting? Or… Do you have different […]

29
Oct

Toddler and Casa October (updated) and November Lunch Menu

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