The Mountain Sun Family

Morgan Sprinkle | Brevard, NC As an assistant teacher in the Otter classroom, I look at our school through the eyes of a teacher. But I’m also a mother to a spunky, funny, energetic three-year-old. He is an Owl, meaning that he is in the…

Exercising "Disappointment Muscles."

Tina Leonard | Brevard, NC A great amount of time is invested in designing the layout of a classroom, particularly in a Montessori prepared environment. How close are the Art materials to a sink? What about the Practical Life materials that…

The Joys of Literature Circle

Brigid Fox | Brevard, NC I feel so fortunate each day that I can find the deep beauty of the simple routines that the Acorn Class is engaged in. It is a reminder of how even the most basic of our actions has the power to enhance or detract…