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Does Montessori Work?

Montessori parents know first-hand how this approach to education supports and nurtures children’s development in all areas: physical, intellectual, language, and social-emotional. Scientific research confirms that Montessori children have an advantage not only academically, but also in social and emotional development.

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Absorbent Mind

Marie Montessori observed how children learned the language without anyone teaching them. This sparked her idea for the “absorbent mind”. Children simply absorb everything in the environment by experiencing it, being part of it. It is therefore important that the environment set up is good, nice and positive since this is what the child will …

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FACTS ABOUT MONTESSORI

Did you know that there are many famous graduates of Montessori Schools……….. Larry Page and Sergey Brin – founders of Google Jimmy Wales – Founder of Wikipedia Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis – Former First Lady Katherine Graham – Owner and Editor of the Washington Post   Benefits of Montessori………………………………………………………………………………… Self Worth, Increased Self-Confidence, Community Awareness, Leadership, …

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MONTESSORI FROM A CHILD’S PERSPECTIVE

At Montessori School, we learn different kinds of math and language.  Also, we learn how to be peaceful.  If you are peaceful, you have an easier life.  These are some of the things that you learn at Montessori Preparatory School. We learn at Montessori Preparatory School, that if someone falls down we help them up.  …

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All Around Independence

Students new to Montessori preschool spend much time in the Practical Life area of the classroom, where shelves are filled with activities for dressing, food preparation, sweeping, polishing, and so on.  In a variety of ways, Practical Life activities provide the preschool child with skills for self-care, caring for the classroom environment, and all-around independence. …

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Concrete to Abstract: Montessori Method

  In a Montessori environment, children learn by exploring and manipulating specially designed materials. Each material teaches one concept or skill at a time, and lays a foundation from which students can comprehend increasingly abstract ideas. Children work with materials at their own pace, repeating an exercise until it is mastered. The teacher may gently …

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A Montessori Perspective

A Montessori classroom is where children can problem solve, grappling with real life issues, while pursuing their own interests. A Montessori child will work in small groups, or “teams”, negotiating their roles and determining the best course of action. They are learning how to work with other’s strengths and weaknesses. They are learning how to assess themselves and how to acquire …

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Top 5 Reasons Why Montessori Works

 Montessori is not a trend.  It fosters independence.  Children grasp the ides of “why.”  It meets children where they are.  Learning is actually fun.  (It really is!) Choosing a school or method of education is one of the most important duties of a parent.  Parents need to base their decisions  on what type of education …

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