Why Montessori?

Curious about the Montessori philosophy and our school? Check out our posts to learn more about why you should consider a Montessori education for your child.

Language in the Montessori Classroom
Kristen Moore

As the foundation for learning, language education is essential for children. The Montessori classroom supports language development in very specific age-appropriate ways from the moment a child first enters the classroom.

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The Human Tendencies
Emily Bittner

In order to satisfy various needs throughout the course of our lives, humans—regardless of geographical location and age—follow similar modes to reach fulfillment. Emotional, social, psychological, and spiritual needs are met by honing in on tendencies. Acknowledging and incorporating these tendencies into the classroom allows educators to better understand children, thus helping them individually grow at any given developmental level.

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All About Our Makerspace
Gladwyne Montessori

With physical and virtual tools for creative design, hands-on experimentation, and engaging invention, the makerspace provides students the freedom to create. In an ever-emerging technological world, makerspaces support children's exploration of STEAM-related fields with a focus on creativity and innovation.

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The Importance of Respecting the Toddler Child
Elizabeth Palazzi

In order to teach young learners appropriate verbal interaction as well as show them respect, Montessori Toddler teachers are deliberate in their word choice and classroom decisions. Because impressionable children in their first years learn best through modeling, parents, too, can incorporate ways to support and respect their children at home in their daily interactions! 

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