Magazine article Montessori Life

Last Laugh

Magazine article Montessori Life

Last Laugh

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My then-3-year-old son, Shep, and I were in the car one morning, each lost in our own thoughts, when he exclaimed from the backseat, "Mama, every time I yawn, my ears go on speakerphone!"

Brenda Modliszewski, Bainbridge, OH

We had a fire drill this morning. One of our Lower Elementary students exclaimed, "When are we gonna have a real fire? I feel like we practice these things for no reason!"

Heidi Larson and Beth Woeber, Mercy Montessori Center, Cincinnati, OH

Yesterday, a 3-year-old child came up to me holding a book from our classroom library. I read the title to her: On the Day You Were Born. She looked at me with a sense of wonder and said, "Is this book for me?" When another friend approached her, she repeated the title of the book and declared, "This book was written FOR YOU AND FOR ME!"

Joanna Boone, Coral Reef Montessori Academy Charter School, Miami, FL

The mother of a child at our school shared with me this funny story:

My son, Jet, was feeding the fish at the Japanese Garden pond. …

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