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From Concrete to Abstract

Montessori teaching is built on the key belief that a child masters concepts when they are first taught concretely and then abstractly. This movement from the concrete to abstract is essential for a student to truly grasp their work. In mainstream schooling, students’ learning is usually forced to jump from the concrete to the abstract …

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7 Ways a Montessori Education Can Help Your Child Succeed

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Real Statistics About Montessori Schools and Student Learning

                                                                                                                                            A psychology professor at the University of Virginia, Dr. Angelina Lillard, researched and documented that Montessori students EXCEL in academic and social arenas. It more so motivates children to read, analyze, synthesize, compare, contrast, categorize, and extrapolate within all subjects of the curriculum.  She concluded the Montessori students have: *more interest in …

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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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The Montessori Way

  The Montessori Philosophy The Montessori Way is about more than rote repetition. It is a philosophy that encourages children to observe, and that facilitates learning environments in which teachers challenge each child to thrive using their own unique style of learning.   The Montessori Way As an introduction to learning, Montessori education goes above …

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What are the Benefits of Montessori

There are many who hold, as I do, that the most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period from birth to the age of six. For that is the time when man’s intelligence itself, his greatest implement, is being formed.” – Dr. Maria Montessori, The …

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