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Mindfulness in Montessori Education
In Montessori education, daily mindfulness practice and concentrated attention are important tools in creating a conducive classroom environment for learning. At Apple Montessori Schools, we understand the need to give children moments to breathe quietly and focus their energy in a positive way during mindfulness lessons to help nurture the mind and body.
Benefits of real-life activities and materials in the Apple Montessori classroom
At Apple Montessori Schools, we believe in developing and nurturing the whole child ― physically, emotionally, academically and socially ― to help them realize their full potential. By using real materials for meaningful learning experiences in the classroom, there is a connection between the child and reality.
Study shows Montessori Education Helps Children Become Happy Adults
Research shows strong evidence that Montessori education provides long-term positive benefits and may be superior to traditional, conventional methods of education, especially on measures relating to students’ psychological health and well-being.
How the Montessori Philosophy Grows Confident, Independent Students
From the moment a baby is born, they begin striving toward independence. This is why most children are naturally driven to learn to crawl and walk on their own. They want to explore the world on their own terms!
More Truths About Montessori!
Welcome back. We are here with part two debunking more common Montessori myths! If you did not read our previous list, be sure to click here and discover the truth about Montessori.
Do You Know the Truth About Montessori?
Sometimes there are so many voices and opinions out there about Montessori education that it can be confusing! Over the years, many, many myths have surfaced which unfortunately lead to misunderstandings about the philosophy and how Montessori schools operate.
What Is a Mixed-Age Classroom and How Does It Benefit Your Child?
In one corner of the classroom, a 6-year-old reads a book to a 4-year-old. In another area, a 5-year-old watches a 6-year-old work on an advanced math material.
Part I: Montessori Parenting Starts at the Beginning
“Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.”—Dr. Maria Montessori
Why Montessori Is a Good Choice for Toddlers
With traditional daycare programs, toddlers are cared for, kept safe, and given the opportunity to socialize. But even at this age, children have vast potential and can benefit from high-quality learning opportunities in school. Montessorians have known for decades that nurturing a child’s development to its fullest potential can make all the difference when it comes to acquiring fundamental skills and abilities and hitting developmental milestones on time (or early!)
Is Montessori Really for Infants? Curriculum for Our Youngest Students
Many parents express surprise when they find out that many children start their Montessori education as infants. To most people, school is something that only begins at around age five. But there is a lot of critical and foundational learning that starts much earlier than that.