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April2016

Misconceptions About Montessori Schools

  Common Misconceptions That are Not True   1.  Montessori is just for preschool children 2.  Montessori is just for special learners – gifted or special needs 3.  Montessori schools are religious 4.  Montessori is just for the rich 5.  Children in Montessori classrooms are relatively unsupervised and can do whatever they want 6.  Montessori …

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Choosing the Right Pre-school for Your Child

The key to choosing the proper Pre-school for your child to going into the process prepared.  Yes, prepared with a solid idea of what your want your child to gain from his or her pre-school experience.  You need to look at educational philosophies that would best fit your child.  At Montessori Preparatory School we educate the …

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WHY MONTESSORI PREFERS A CHILD TO ATTEND 5 DAYS A WEEK

Montessori – A Five Day Program Five day Montessori programs create the consistency that is so important to young children and which is essential to developing strong Montessori programs.  Since the primary goals of the Montessori involves creating a culture of consistency, order, and empowerment, most Montessori schools will expect children to attend five days …

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Montessori Schools Compared to Day Care Centers – Day 3

5 More Comparisons of Montessori Schools versus Day Care Centers   MONTESSORI Child spots own error through feedback from the material Learning is reinforced internally through the child’s own repetition of an activity and internal feelings of success Multi-sensory for physical exploration Organized program for learning t0 take care of self and environment Children work …

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Montessori Schools compared to Day Care Centers – Day 2

5 More Comparisons of Montessori versus Day Care Centers MONTESSORI Children are encouraged to teach, collaborate, and help each other Child chooses own work from interests and abilities Child formulates own concepts from self-teaching materials Child works as long as she/he wishes on a chosen work Child sets own learning pace to internalize information Day Care …

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Montessori Schools Compared to Day Care Centers

Based on research, following are 5 comparisons of Montessori versus Day Care MONTESSORI Emphasis on cognitive structure and social development Teacher has unobtrusive role in classroom activity; child is an active participant in learning Environment and method encourage internal self-discipline Instruction, both individual and group, adapts to each student’s learning style Mixed age grouping TRADITIONAL …

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