Montessori Method

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Montessori Method

“Montessori is an attitude, not just a technique and one must have great love for and understanding of each individual child. Montessori is a spiritual attitude towards mankind and mankind begins with childhood.”

Dr. Maria Montessori

The Montessori philosophy and methodology is not just another educational theory. It is a scientific method of education. Dr. Maria Montessori was the first female physician in Italy, as well as the first advocate of early childhood education. Through her education, experiences, and observations with children and knowledge of medicine she carefully created a method of education that today continues to grow in popularity and continues to be validated by new research on the developing brain.

Montessori Children’s Community:

  • Individualized approach to education
  • Encourages independence, which develops self-esteem
  • Community” has respect for one another and the environment
  • Environment in which there is freedom in learning
  • Teaching staff that has a positive consistent approach with children
  • Environment that is rich in stimulation
  • Hands on experience with materials
  • Multi-age classrooms that promote cooperation and collaboration
  • Environment that is prepared for children
  • Intrinsic motivation and freedom within limits
  • Child-centered and responsive