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Head of School, Vicki McCarthy, discusses building healthy habits in children.

Head of School, Vicki McCarthy, discusses screen time.

Head of School, Vicki McCarthy, discusses the areas of a Children’s House classroom.


Head of School, Vicki McCarty, discusses our Elementary program.


Head of School, Vicki McCarthy, discusses Montessori in the Home, Part 1.


Head of School, Vicki McCarthy, discusses Montessori in the Home, Part 2.


Head of School, Vicki McCarthy, shares some back-to-school tips.


Head of School, Vicki McCarthy, discusses fostering independence in children through chores at home.


Head of School, Vicki McCarthy, discusses praise vs. encouragement.


Head of School, Vicki McCarthy, explores the many options for education available in Madison.


Head of School, Vicki McCarthy, talks about slowing down, spending quality time with family, and cultivating gratitude during the upcoming holiday season.


Dr. Adele Diamond, founder of the field of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, speaks at a TEDX conference on the importance of Executive Functions and how to support their development in our children (hint: one way is through Montessori education), as well as advocating passionately for the inclusion of the arts in education. Turning Some Ideas on their Head


MCMS was featured in a Wisconsin State Journal article: Montessori Students run “Lunchapalooza” meal program at school (Nov. 10, 2014).


Vicki McCarthy, Head of School, addresses Montessori education, multi-age classrooms, and the role of the classroom and outdoor environments.