A Montessori education offers children opportunities to develop their potential by developing them to be engaged, competent, responsible, and respectful citizens who appreciate the joy of learning.
Each child is valued as a unique individual. Montessori education recognizes that children learn in different ways and learning styles should be accommodated. With the guidance of our certified Montessori teachers, students are given enough independence to learn at their own pace and advance through the curriculum when they’re ready.
Beginning at an early age, Montessori students develop order, coordination, concentration, and independence. In a Montessori school, everything form classroom design, materials and daily routines contributes to the child’s emerging “self-regulation” – their ability to educate one’s self, and to think about what one is learning. We help strengthen young minds in a supportive and nurturing manner.
Students are part of a close, caring community. The multi-age classroom – typically spanning 3 years – re-creates a family structure. Older students enjoy stature as mentors and role models, while younger children feel supported and gain confidence about the challenges ahead. Teachers guide the classroom with respect, kindness, and a belief in peaceful conflict resolution.
Montessori students enjoy freedom within limits. Working within parameters set by their teachers, students are active participants in deciding what and how they learn. Montessorians understand that internal satisfaction drives the child’s curiosity and interest, which results in joyous learning that is sustainable over a lifetime.
Students are supported in becoming active seekers of knowledge. Our teachers provide environments where students have the freedom and the tools to pursue answers to their own questions.
Self-correction and self-assessment are an integral part of the Montessori classroom approach. As they mature, students learn to look critically at their work, and become adept at recognizing, correcting, and learning from their errors.