What does grit get you?

There is value and goodness in a TNSM education- one based on an appreciation and understanding for the individual and an emphasis on process learning over product learning.  Given such, I believe it’s important that we remind ourselves of our goal to not only support great academics but to also encourage appropriate emotional, physical and social development.  Collectively, these tenets of the TNSM program support and promote individual well-being and community.  Keeping ourselves abreast of new information and the discourse surrounding related topics is important to do also. Take a look at this piece recently published in the “Wall Street …

Sharing the Vision

Welcome to Montessori at The New School. I’m the Director, Eric Dustman. You’ll find that I’m passionate about the school, encouraged by the education we provide young children and over-the-top excited about everyone who calls this school their community. It truly is a unique and joyful place. I intend to use this blog to share many wonderful things about our school and to provide all who read it and make it their regular go-to place, thought-provoking ideas and information. I’m hopeful it creates opportunities for everyone to engage in conversation about child development, nutrition, play and education, among what I …