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Posts by Sarah Riggle

New Fundraiser Through January 2021: Boon Supply

Westshore families, rejoice! There is now a source for high-quality gifts and accessories that ALSO helps our students thrive. Boon Supply, a new but strong player in microfunding and charitable funding, was started in 2017 with a collection from Mixed Bag Designs. Since then they have grown to contribute over $100 million to schools and…

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The smallest bit helps.

You have to shop. Why not give back while you do? There are multiple ways you can help out the school with your every-day shopping habits: Amazon Smile – .5% of every eligible purchase donated Amazon Charity List – NEW! Search for Westshore’s Charity List and see the classroom supplies we need right now –…

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Montessori and Learning Styles

In many of the lessons used in the Montessori Classroom, we appeal to the variety of learning styles a child might have – visual, kinetic, rational, etc. You might have heard of these types as Gardner’s “Theory of Multiple Intelligences.” When he first theorized about multiple intelligences in 1983, Howard Gardner was writing about something…

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