The Importance of the Montessori Method of Education

As a responsible parent you would definitely wish to give your child the best education possible. You should be aware that between the age of two and six years the child grasps the maximum amount of information from his surroundings. The child’s mind is like a sponge. He absorbs all that he perceives around him. […]

FAMOUS MONTESSORIANS

THE LONG TERM BENEFITS OF MONTESSORI EDUCATION “Montessori taught me the joy of discovery”………. –Will Wright, Computer Game Designer and Original Designer of The Sims   The Montessori approach is described as an “education for life”. When we try to define what children take away from their years in Montessori, we must expand our vision […]

Mathematics The Montessori Way

    MATHEMATCS – THE MONTESSORI WAY                                      Mathematics is a way of looking at the world around us. It is a language for understanding and expressing measurable relationships in our world. The purpose of developing mathematics is to aid the child in acquiring those tools which allow him/her to […]

Introduction to Sensorial

EDUCATING THE SENSES   An overview of the Sensorial Curriculum   ‘In order to develop his senses, a child must have objects in his environment which he can hear and see’ ….Maria Montessori           A young child first perceives his world through his five senses; taste, touch, smell, hearing and seeing. All learning […]

Introduction to Culture

    MONTESSORI  CULTURAL SUBJECTS An analysis of the Montessori Curriculum on Culture   The Montessori culture curriculum is one of the most unique aspects of the   Montessori philosophy, giving the children a cutting edge above their contemporaries in the traditional schools. Montessori children are exposed to some aspects of botany, zoology, and geography that […]

Introduction to Practical life

WHY IS MY CHILD ALWAYS CARRYING, WASHING, ROLLING, AND POLISHING?!! – PRACTICAL LIFE ACTIVITIES AND THEIR VITAL ROLE IN CHILD EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT The process, not the product is the point of the activity…encouraging children to think and ‘do’ for themselves.     There are so many benefits to Practical Life activities. These exercises build the […]