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About the Montessori method

Origin of Montessori Teaching

This is based on Dr. Maria Montessori’s observations of children in Italy in the early 1900’s. Through these observations she developed her philosophy based on the concept of allowing children to develop at their own pace and to experience events themselves. Every Montessori classroom will have certain consistent elements/characteristics – prepared environment, work cycle, teaching materials set out in specific order.


Please click on each of the links below to learn more about each facet of the Montessori method.


The Prepared Environment                   Mathematics


Practical Life                                             Cultural Studies


Sensorial Materials                                  Creative