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THE KINGSLEY TIMES

Doug DeMaio


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The Kingsley Open House Experience

Jan 10, 2020 10:42:34 AM / by Doug DeMaio posted in montessori, independent school, independent, Kingsley Montessori School, open house

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Schools all over the world offer opportunities for families to visit, explore the school, and learn more about curriculum and culture. The Open House model is not new or groundbreaking, but at Kingsley we pride ourselves on delivering an outstanding experience at each Open House event. Our goal is to provide you with an honest, in-depth look at what Kingsley provides, in an efficient, pleasant experience. We strive for our events to be convenient, welcoming, and forthright. 

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Montessori in Practice: The Gift of Time

Dec 13, 2019 8:25:59 AM / by Doug DeMaio posted in montessori, Montessori School, gift of time

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One motif found throughout Montessori-inspired education is known as The Gift of Time. This concept comes up in a variety of ways when working with Montessori students and educators, but always implies a similar idea. When a student (or anyone, for that matter) is hard at work with something, we give them time and space to work out a conclusion.

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A Brief History of Kingsley Montessori

Nov 14, 2019 9:10:18 AM / by Doug DeMaio posted in boston, back bay, kingsley, Kingsley Montessori School, history

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From its humble beginnings as a one room school house, to its current 330-plus enrollment, Kingsley has undergone many changes in it's eventful lifetime! 

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Back Bay Kids: Where to Play Outside

Oct 18, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Doug DeMaio posted in boston, back bay, back bay kids, boston playgrounds, boston kids, outdoor playspaces

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Boston is a wonderful city in which to raise a family. The convenience of the local amenities, the proximity to amazing public and independent schools, and the wonderful outdoor spaces that can be found around every corner combine to create a truly supportive environment.

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Class Charters: Promoting Community and Inclusion

Sep 13, 2019 12:30:42 PM / by Doug DeMaio posted in montessori, Kingsley Montessori School, community building, student centered learning

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At Kingsley, we believe that our students can, and should, be in charge of their own learning spaces. One of the ways that we promote this is by allowing students to work together with their classmates to create their Class Charter. Each classroom chooses their own way to approach this task. In every class, students work together and share their ideas to create a charter that describes their ideal learning environment.

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Choosing the Right After School Activities

Sep 4, 2019 11:45:22 AM / by Doug DeMaio posted in activities, extracurricular activities, choosing the right activities, after school, extracurricular, after school activities

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How to Make Good Choices about After School Activities

Families today are always looking for the "best" ways to spend their valuable time. It seems that we're always overbooked, and that new options are always being added to our choices of activities. While we may not be able to help with picking-up and dropping-off the kids, we can help navigate the confusion of choosing beneficial activities for your children.

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Head of School for the Day: Kingsley Tradition

May 30, 2019 3:47:52 PM / by Doug DeMaio posted in community building

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Each year, one lucky student gets to experience a fun-filled day in the life of the Head of School!

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DEAR: Drop Everything And Read

May 17, 2019 12:39:51 PM / by Doug DeMaio posted in dear day, reading, drop everything and read

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Each year Kingsley celebrates D.E.A.R. Day, which is short for "Drop Everything And Read." Reading is such a fundamental skill that we love taking the time to celebrate this day, and get lost in a good book! 

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The Kindergarten Marathon: Kingsley Tradition

May 16, 2019 11:27:19 AM / by Doug DeMaio posted in foundational decade of learning, physical education, student centered

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Kingsley loves to celebrate the successes of our students, big and small. One of the most important rites of passage for our students is when they move from Kindergarten into Lower Elementary. We mark this event with a unique celebration known as the Kindergarten Marathon.

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Summer in the City: The Best that Boston has to Offer

Apr 10, 2019 10:12:27 AM / by Doug DeMaio posted in Summertime at Kingsley, boston, Kingsley Montessori School, summer camp, engineering, music, art, adventure, summer in boston, summer in the city, summer program

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Kingsley's Summer in the City program is a great opportunity for children ages 3 through 12 to explore Boston, learn, and have fun with new friends. Summer in the City is a five week program, with specific themes attached to each week. 

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