School News/Blog

A gorup of MMAEC 7th and 8th graders work in a group math lesson led by Ms. Amy.

Great Things I Noticed This Week – September 26

September 26, 2022
Group Collaborative Learning Many know that Montessori is a method of educating students based on self-directed activities, hands-on learning, and collaborative play. Throughout our classrooms at MMAEC, our students make creative choices in their learning, through age-appropriate activities/lessons. Both the…
MiMTSS Badge Award for a Bronze in School Reading Implementation and Impact

MMAEC Earned MTSS Awards for the 2021-2022 School Year

September 21, 2022
A Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) is a framework that schools across the state participate in, and consists of research-based strategies created to meet the specific needs of children. The goal is to assess and intervene with students early-on so…
Ms. Brenda completed her official NAMC training. Picture of her holding her certification in her classroom.

Great Things I Noticed This Week – September 19

September 19, 2022
Ms. Brenda completed her official North American Montessori Center training (NAMC). Being a former lawyer, Ms. Brenda is used to hard work, but on top of teaching all day, caring for her daughter, and spending time with her immediate family…
Ms. Laryssa and her class participate in independent studies with her "Donut Disturb Me" headband.

Great Things I Noticed This Week – September 12

September 12, 2022
I loved walking into the Elm Room this week and learning about Ms. Laryssa’s “Donut Disturb Me” headband. This allows students who are not directly involved in the grade level lesson to recognize that they need to raise a quiet…
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A Message from our Head of School

August 20, 2022
  Dear MMAEC Families & Community, On behalf of the Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change school board and the staff, welcome to the 2022-2023 school year. We are excited to meet all of our new students, welcome back our…
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Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change Wins 2022 Best and Brightest Award

July 22, 2022
Here at Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change, we are enjoying what has been an incredible summer as we prepare for the next school year. Between summer camps, summer school and open houses, we’ve thoroughly enjoyed seeing our families!  We…
Five Ways to Keep Students Thinking this Summer

Five Ways to Keep Student Thinking this Summer

June 30, 2022
June marks the end of another amazing year at Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change. To the students and families who have completed their journey with us, we cannot be more proud of their accomplishments, and wish them the absolute…
2 young students reading together on the library stairs

5 Ways to Make Reading Month into a Reading Habit

March 30, 2022
March is Reading Month! That means encouraging our students to see reading as more than just class work. We set out to promote a love for books outside of school, and we couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve seen in…
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The Value of Re-enrolling Early This Year

February 7, 2022
We are a tuition-free, public charter school open to all students. That means that every child in our community has the same access to a robust and unique educational experience with us. Due to our enrollment trends and current interest,…
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MMAEC Receives Two Grants Before the New Year

January 25, 2022
  The new year is almost underway, and we want to give a big thank you to all who have supported us. The support to our community has taken many forms, whether it be  families that give our schools their…