Category: Guidepost Montessori

Guidepost feature: Meet Monika Kósa, Lead Guide in Vienna

As a lawyer, mother, Montessorian and enthusiastic lifelong learner, Monika Kósa’s newest role as Lead Guide at Guidepost Montessori at Vienna will allow her to blend the different facets of her remarkable background and education.  “I’m really excited to be able to combine these areas because this is what makes me joyful,” Monika shared.  Prior… Read more »

Guidepost Feature: Meet Krista Whitney

Krista Whitney is the Head of School at Guidepost Montessori at Deerfield in Milton, Georgia. Tell us about yourself. I grew up in Georgia and had always known I wanted to be in education at some level. I went to school in Kentucky with an athletic scholarship knowing I wanted to make a difference in… Read more »

Meet Nicholas Munoz: From Security Guard to Elementary Guide

There’s a remarkable story that’s worth being told. It’s about Nicholas Munoz. Earlier this year, he reached out for a job as a security guard for Guidepost Montessori at Hollywood Beach, Florida. Nicholas applied for the position completely out of happenstance, not knowing anything about the Guidepost Montessori network of schools or the Montessori philosophy… Read more »

When Not to Help Your Child

Your child is capable of doing so many things for themselves. Of course, as a parent, you want to help your child when they are struggling or frustrated. But for your child’s development, confidence, and independence, it’s important to pause a few seconds before stepping in. Observe if your child is actually struggling, or just… Read more »

How to Help your Child Learn Patience

So much of the learning your child does before age 6 is learning how to interact with others. These learning moments of ‘What happens when…’ are grouped into Grace and Courtesy lessons in the Montessori classroom and are essential to building a positive school community. You can incorporate Grace and Courtesy lesson at home as… Read more »