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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.
Montessorians Who Have Changed Your Life (Even if You Don’t Know It)
The world’s most innovative, creative, and forward-thinking people all share some of the same traits. They’re great leaders, they think outside of the box, they’re able to adapt and reinvent themselves, they’re dedicated and determined, and they know how to communicate their ideas and collaborate with others.
Montessori Multi-age Classrooms: Teaching Leadership by Example
Apple Montessori Schools believe in the proven benefits of multi-age classrooms for creating a stimulating, welcoming environment for children to learn a variety of life skills in the age groups of eighteen months to 3 years; 3-6 years old; 6-9 years old; and 9-12 years old.
Montessori Elementary Versus Traditional Elementary
Elementary school is a critical stage in your child’s journey of self-discovery and learning about the world around them. Creating an atmosphere where children love to learn is vital.