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.

Nurturing Possibilities
Emily Bittner

When students pave their own way through a lesson or skill, instead of being told what the end result should be, richer learning follows. In a personal account of learning infant care as a child at a more traditional school, Primary Co-Teacher Emily Bittner asks "What if?", flipping a memorable, yet negative, experience into the context of a Montessori education. 

  • elementary
  • exploration
  • opportunity
  • possibilities
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Moving From Infancy to Toddlerhood:  Using Routine to Put Cooperation and Responsibility into Practice
Lauren Clark

Daily rhythm, important to establish early on, supports a child's natural progression from an exclusively parent-dependent world to one increasingly defined by parent as guide. Getting dressed, eating, and sleeping, all major pieces to a toddler's day, can be successfully and independently achieved with the help of set routines. 

  • responsibility
  • routine
  • self care
  • toddler
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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.

  • curriculum
  • elementary
  • language
  • lessons
  • primary
  • reading
  • toddler
  • writing
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