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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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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THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF A MONTESSORI ENVIRONMENT PRINCIPLES THIRTEEN – FIFTEEN Children are encouraged to dress themselves and be responsible for their own belongings.  Children need to wear clothing that the can manage in order to allow them to be independent. Asking permission to go to the restroom, to the water fountain, or to repeat …

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