Montessori Schools compared to Day Care Centers – Day 2

5 More Comparisons of Montessori versus Day Care Centers


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 Centers

Most teaching is done by the teacher and collaboration is discouraged

Curriculum structured for child with little regard to child’s interest

Child is guided to concepts by teacher

Child generally given specific time limit for work

Instruction pace usually set by group norm or teacher

Which one would you prefer?  At Montessori Preparatory School our shelves are full of beautiful equipment that is individualized for your child and meets all their developmental stages of growth and development.

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