Summa Academy, Montessori, Waldorf, and Reggio Emilia

A Comparison Table: Summa Academy, Montessori, Waldorf, and Reggio Emilia

For over 30 years Summa‚Äôs holistic child development approach, Natural Learning Relationships, has been used by schools of all types (including many Waldorf and Montessori schools), parents, and social service agencies… Read More >

An Example of Self-Reflection at Summa Academy

Written by Josette Luvmour, Summa Institute Co-Founder
Arm in arm

Self-reflection is simply to know oneself as we are. It is a process of knowing exactly who we are, as we are. Self-reflection is to be aware, as I am in the moment.

Being self-aware is to look within ourselves to get a clear snapshot of… Read More >

Parent Focus:  Shannon Conley

Shannon

Originally from New Jersey, Shannon came to Portland via Charleston and Los Angeles. In 2007 she opened Urban Waxx, focusing on two of her passions: customer service, and creating a positive, validating, exciting space for employees to grow and thrive.  She began with one location and three… Read More >

A Closer Look at Headmaster of Summa Academy, Ba Luvmour, MA

Co-founder of Summa Institute and co-creator of Natural Learning Relationships, Ba Luvmour has published five books, taught hundreds of parents and children, and led countless programs for families since 1985. Ba is also adjunct faculty at The Self Design Graduate Institute. When you ask Ba… Read More >

Dr. Fleurette Sweeney and Natural Learning Relationships

Meeting Dr. Flourette Dr. Flourette

Dr. J and Ba Luvmour taught an on-line course for graduate students last semester on Rites of Passage. One of the learners told us of her incredible work combining sound (through music) and symbol (language). On February 12th, she came to Summa to introduce her work to Summa Academy… Read More >

How Love Grows in Children

Family together
When my first child was born, I cried. I cried because it hurt (!), but I also cried because my heart was so full to bursting with awe and love. It was a love that I had never felt before. I felt raw and open, soft and powerful, in awe of this little being who had until moments before been a… Read More >

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