Parent Resources

Gourmet Gorilla: Hot Organic Lunch

Dear Intercultural Parents, With the first day of school right around the corner, we have had a few parents ask about our school lunch service, Gourmet Gorilla. If you have already placed your order with Gourmet Gorilla, you can expect hot lunch on the first day of school.  For those who have not yet placed […]

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A Presentation on Montessori Education by Jonathan Wolff

  Dear Parents, Every year Intercultural seeks to provide more resources to our Intercultural parent community and we have reached out to various Montessori professionals who are able to lend their expertise and guidance. We hope that they will assist your role as parents by giving you knowledge on parenting within a Montessori framework. On […]

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Primary Tips & Supply List for the 2016-2017 School Year

Dear Parents,   The 2016-2017 academic school year begins soon! Please click below to download our Parent Tips document. This document includes information regarding supplies, lunch, arrival/dismissal procedures and more! Chicago Tips for Primary Families 2016-2017   Please feel free to contact Heather Craig-Somerlot with any questions at hcsomerlot@nullinterculturalmontessori.org We are looking forward to the start of a great […]

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Elementary Tips & Supply List for the 2016-2017 School Year

Dear Parents,   The 2016-2017 academic school year begins soon! Please click below to download our Parent Tips document. This document includes information regarding supplies, lunch, arrival/dismissal procedures and more!   Chicago Tips & Supply List for Elementary Families 2016-2017   Please feel free to contact Heather Craig-Somerlot with any questions at hcsomerlot@nullinterculturalmontessori.org We are looking forward to the […]

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Dual-Language in the News

Dear Parents, Dual-Language education is getting some great press recently! Dual-language learning has recently made the headlines in both The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. We post articles like the ones below on our website’s “News” page on a regular basis. Choose “Parent Resources” from the categories on the right and you’ll […]

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UW Today Article: Bilingual baby brains show increased activity in executive function regions

Molly McElroy Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences, UW Many brain studies show that bilingual adults have more activity in areas associated with executive function, a set of mental abilities that includes problem-solving, shifting attention and other desirable cognitive traits. Now new findings reveal that this bilingualism-related difference in […]

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