Wildflower Schools

Authentic Montessori For Our Changing World

Who We Are

Wildflower is an ecosystem of decentralized Montessori micro-schools that support children, teachers, and parents. Wildflower aspires to give all children and families the opportunity to choose high quality, beautiful learning environments as they follow life’s unfolding journey.

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Our Principles

Blurring the boundaries between home-schooling and institutional schooling, between scientists and teachers, between schools and the neighborhoods around them. At the core of Wildflower are 9 principles that define the approach.

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Our Schools

A growing number of shopfront Montessori schools have been started using the Wildflower approach. View our network of schools and let us know if you would like to start a Wildflower School in your community.

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Our Blog

BlogCOVID-19
June 18, 2020

Montessori: Authentic or Keepin’ it real?

“Nobody’s life is safe...we are in mortal danger...people have to take to shelters...humanity itself is vanquished and enslaved.” -The Formation of Man, Maria Montessori  This quote, written by a great…
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May 29, 2020

Wildflower Statement: Justice for George Floyd

Four days went by with no arrests as our city burned. No arrests, after the public murder of George Floyd only a half mile from one of our schools. Words…
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April 15, 2020

The Three-year-old’s Dilemma: The Search for Order Amidst Chaos

Plastered across the virtual pages of social media are parents' laments of three-year-old behavior gone awry. Parents and caregivers across the globe are fighting to maintain normalcy at home. What…

Our Story

Wildflower Montessori began as the labor of love of our founder, Sep Kamvar. Unable to find a school which combined Montessori education, an inclusive family environment, and a small, responsive school size, Sep was inspired to create his own with veteran Montessorians Mary Rockett and Katelyn Shore. In 2016 Sep worked with Matt Kramer to establish the Wildflower Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization that builds platforms to support the growth and development of Wildflower Schools.

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Embracing Equity

Learn more about Wildflower School’s commitment to equity.

In the News

“Wildflower schools bloom amid discontent with education”

– Boston Globe

Report

Learn more about Wildflower’s Roots in Research

 

Covid 19

Learn how we are working together to provide support in the fight against Covid-19