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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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MONTESSORI EDUCATION THEORY

11 IDENTIFIED HUMAN TENDENCIES Abstraction                                                                                                                                                           Activity                                                                                                                                                                              Communication                                                                                                                                                             Exactness                                                                                                                                                                           Exploration                                                                                                                                                                   Manipulation (of the environment) Order Orientation Repetition Self-Perfection Work (purposeful activity) In the Montessori approach, these human tendencies are seen as driving behavior in every stage of development, and education should respond to and facilitate their expression.   

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THE MONTESSORI APPROACH

THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF A MONTESSORI ENVIRONMENT PRINCIPLES TEN – TWELVE The children in a Montessori environment are expected to respect their environment.  They are shown where lessons are found on the shelf and how to replace them in the correct manner.  Older children help with replenishing supplies on the shelves and cleaning up at …

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A MONTESSORI ENVIRONMENT

THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF A MONTESSORI ENVIRONMENT PRINCIPLES SEVEN – NINE Children freely choose work in the classroom, responding to internal needs and working individually for the most part. Individual work encourages independence; once a child has been presented with a lesson they are free to use it when they desire (if it’s not being …

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A MONTESSORI ENVIRONMENT

The General Principles of a Montessori Environment Principles Four – Six The children’s lessons are very purposeful, specifically catering to each stage of the child’s development.  The children work according to their choice and capability and no comparisons to children of equal age are made. The Montessori environment contains self-correcting materials.  The child’s self-esteem is …

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