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Lyonsgate Montessori School is a fully bilingual, CCMA-accredited Montessori programme for children 18 months to 12 years of age. At Lyonsgate we believe in education of the whole child. We believe that each child develops at their own individual pace and that through guided experiential learning and hands-on activity, we can help them reach their full potential. We encourage children in a positive way, setting the foundation for a lifelong love of learning.

Lyonsgate Classroom Updates May 27 2022

Toddler Hello Toddler Families, I’m excited for the parent-teacher conferences next week and welcoming you into your children’s classroom in person. We’ll talk about all of the wonderful progress they have all made, especially in developing their sense of community. Please bring any questions you have about how your toddler has been spending their days, what they are showing interest in, how they are showing us they learn, and what next  year may look like for them. We will only have 20 minutes for each conference so I ask that you do your best to be on time and to stick to the schedule for all of the other toddler parents. Between the upcoming conferences and the chance we had to speak during the Parent Education this week, it will be lovely to have so much opportunity to talk with each other as the school year comes to a close. I hope we also see all of our toddler friends at the picnic in June. See you next week, Ms. Gervais. If you still need to sign up for a…

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Lyonsgate Classroom Updates May 20, 2022

Toddler This week, the Casa children were having their show and share, where they get to demonstrate some of their favourite presentations to their families. It is a wonderful opportunity to welcome families into the classroom and to share in children’s the joy of discovery. This got me thinking about how we measure success in the Toddler room, as well as the difference between wanting and needing help. Some of the biggest, proudest smiles that I have seen on a child’s face have happened seconds after they have said, “I can’t do it.” Sometimes the encouragement to try just a little longer is the true key to success. The hardest work can be the most rewarding when the end result is a stronger belief in our own abilities. It is usually easy to see when a child has accomplished something new or difficult. “I did it” isn’t always far away from “I can’t do it” if we take the time and encourage them to believe in themselves…

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