From Imagination to Creation

Imagination to Creation

Do you ever read a book, or see a piece of art that just speaks to your soul? Sometimes, we view thoughts or ideas that we connect to because we find them inspirational . We constantly refer back to them throughout our days, and think about them naturally during conversations. For me, personally, it is […]

A Delicate Balance

A Delicate Balance

Alternative? Montessori? Waldorf? Unschooling? Which one is best for your child? I’m often asked what our teaching philosophies are, and where the ideology comes from. The answer is never as simple as the question. We are all used to labels, as labels have a meaningful purpose, they help us understand and categorize things quickly.  It can be […]

The Season of Giving…and Receiving

This year, Peregrine Discovery took part in a charity program to sponsor local families for the Christmas season. Our initial goal was to help cover the needs of two families which meant shopping, purchasing gifts from a wish list (to ensure they get what they needed) and wrapping them. Following the announcement, donations came pouring […]

September Milestones

September milestones

As September roles around it’s a time of many milestones, our little ones are moving forward in their world as we start to think about saying goodbye to summer and herald in the cooler autumn weather.   It has been an extremely busy season for us at Discovery, final touches on the interior and wrapping […]

Our Week of Discovery

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At the beginning of January we opened up Discovery to a group of families to run a whole week of fun and exploration for the kids. Everyone involved worked tirelessly to make sure it was successful with Kirsten and Jennifer organizing up a storm and Sara preparing activities to keep everyone engaged.  We received amazing […]

Natural Learning: From Skeptic to Believer

Natural Learning

Natural methods of almost anything seem to benefit our minds and bodies better than the manufactured or artificial type. Throughout the past few months, I have read countless articles and watched multiple videos about alternative education, and specifically natural learning. What that term “alternative education” is defined as differs among educators based on their own […]

Meet the Teacher

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Hi, I’m Sara! I’m a teacher and I am part of a team creating a new alternative education environment. Before we discuss school, I wanted to talk about how I was as a student. I was always an anxious child in school. I was painfully shy and couldn’t stand being asked questions aloud in class. […]