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Montessori 101

Why Do Parents Choose Montessori?

In the US, there are more than 3,000 Montessori schools including 560 public programs ( Why do so many parents choose Montessori for their children? They see their children develop into curiosity-driven, global, responsible, independent, and empathetic leaders and collaborators.

Five Core Components of Montessori

Montessori education values the development of the whole child: Physical, Social, Emotional and Cognitive

The five core components of Montessori are:

  1. Specially trained Montessori Teachers
  2. Multi-Age Classrooms
  3. Using Montessori Materials
  4. Child Directed Work
  5. Uninterrupted Work Periods

Elements of the Montessori Classroom and Further Reading