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Why Choose Montessori?

In these challenging economic times, many parents find it a struggle to continue to send their children to a private Montessori school.  Some parents are asking themselves if the expense is worthwhile.  There are a myriad of reasons to send your child to Montessori, but to answer the question of ‘Is the expense worthwhile,” parents …

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Instinctive and Active Learning-The Montessori Method

The Montessori curriculum emphasizes our belief that children gain knowledge instinctively through active learning. Our educational approach is hands-on, experiential, and investigative. Children don’t wait passively to be taught. Instead, they seek out their own lessons and follow their own passions. We don’t practice information drills or rote memorization. Children are free to choose the …

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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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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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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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