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International Day 101 – A Primer for New Parents

Date: March 9, 2013 Author: jplomin Categories: Blog, Latest News

New parents will be excited to learn about one of Nazareth Nursery’s most exciting – and involved – traditions, and it revolves around what we call “International Day.” The name is deceiving, however, because the event goes well beyond one day of celebration. In the week leading up to International Day, our children delve deeper…

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Nazareth Nursery Fall 2012 Newsletter

Date: January 22, 2013 Author: jplomin Categories: Blog, Latest News

Check out our latest newsletter here: Nazareth Nursery Fall 2012 Newsletter

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School Closed Due to Hurricane Sandy

Date: October 30, 2012 Author: jplomin Categories: Blog, Latest News

School will be closed for a third day tomorrow, Wednesday, October 31st due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Please remember that Thursday is a Holy Day – All Saints Day – and therefore the school will be closed to allow students and staff to attend Mass. The electric company preemptively shut down the power…

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How You Can Mirror A Montessori Environment At Home

Date: August 26, 2012 Author: jplomin Categories: Blog, Montessori

Parents want to further their child’s education,  and are sometimes confused by which appropriate measures should be used at home. A child’s environment should reflect their age and what they are capable of. Their room should be bright and simple, decorated with items that draw their interest. Clothing should be hung at a level that…

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A New Way to Reach Your Market: Advertise with Nazareth Nursery

Date: August 26, 2012 Author: jplomin Categories: Blog

It’s no secret that small local business is the foundation of our economy, and that’s most apparent in New York City, where small, family-owned and operated businesses continue to be mainstay of New York’s varied neighborhoods. For years Nazareth Nursery has worked together with nearby local businesses to maintain the familiarity and community that comes…

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The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Date: August 26, 2012 Author: jplomin Categories: Blog, Montessori

The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is an approach to Religious Education based on the method of Maria Montessori. Central to Catechesis is the Atrium, a room containing beautiful materials that focus the child’s attention on key scripture passages or liturgical moments. Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Philosophy: 1. God and the child have a…

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Farewell to Ms. Carolina Lafont

Date: August 26, 2012 Author: jplomin Categories: Blog

In January, a young lady, Carolina Lafont, joined the Nazareth family as an assistant teacher to the 3rd floor students, working in great chemistry with Mrs. Francisca, as well as assisting and at time filling in for Mrs. Ismatie. The children took to her immediately. Teachers at Nazareth have their main class, and there is recess where teachers…

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The Prepared Environment In A Montessori Classroom

Date: August 26, 2012 Author: jplomin Categories: Blog, Montessori

Maria Montessori stated that young children process and observe everything through their senses.  Through developmentally appropriate sensorial material that moves hierarchically from simple to complex and from concrete to abstract, children are given the freedom to fully develop their unique potentials through a carefully prepared learning environment offering the essential elements for optimal development. The…

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