An authentic Montessori preschool classroom has much to gain from music and movement activities. Interactive activities of this type address a wide range of early developmental skills, promote better speech, improve vocabulary, and more. Some activities even incorporate math concepts or other academic information to round out the benefits completely. Motor Skill Development Fine motor […]
Montessori Elementary School
One of the differences between Montessori kindergarten and traditional public schools is that traditionally educated students are still learning to count up to 10 when they begin kindergarten but have already mastered counting on their fingers in Montessori preschool. In Montessori kindergarten, children are already moving away from sorting and simple counting and should be […]
A private preschool has traits that are not as common in traditional public school settings– if they can be found there at all. Montessori doesn’t have rows of generic desks, for example, nor does a Montessori teacher spend the day offering cookie-cutter lectures or forcing children to keep up or get left out. To show […]
Private kindergarten children are reaching the developmental phase when they are able to apply empathy and consideration for others. They are honing skills like sharing and developing social skills such as diplomacy and patience. These things take practice, and providing them with ample opportunity through activities that involve sharing is an important part of the […]
Geography is a central subject in Montessori elementary school that involves a wide variety of academic lessons focusing on local, national, or global locations. These five activities are excellent examples that provide you with some insight into how geography is applied across multiple fields of study. 1. Puzzle Maps Montessori elementary uses puzzle maps early […]
A Montessori elementary school has a nontraditional structure that mixes children in a small range of ages: 6-9 and 9-12 years old.
As the parent of a preschooler, one of the major decisions you’ll soon make is whether to enroll your child in a traditional or private school. One option to explore is Montessori programs, like a Montessori elementary school. Montessori schools follow an internationally-recognized educational philosophy. The method states that child-directed learning is the best way to turn children into lifelong learners.
Yarn weaving is a fun art project that’ll keep your kids busy with their hands and brains, two important parts of a Montessori elementary school education.
A child’s early years form the basis of their future development, and they form the base for lifelong learning and cognitive and social development. Therefore, the attitude that a child has towards the various stages of early education such as preschool and elementary school can affect their future performance. This is why it is vital […]