What are Montessori sensitive periods?

What are Montessori sensitive periods?

Because the Montessori Method was designed to align with the biological development of the child, it makes sense that many of the terms associated with the method stem from stages of mental, physical or emotional development. The term “sensitive period” is one such...
How does a Montessori education chart across cultures?

How does a Montessori education chart across cultures?

In 1907, Dr. Maria Montessori founded Casa dei Bambini to provide educational access to children from low income families in Rome. Instead of using traditional teaching techniques, Montessori developed her own method of education that allowed the child to lead his or...
The Montessori vision explained

The Montessori vision explained

Maria Montessori’s teaching technique may appear different, especially to parents and caretakers who were educated in traditional American schools. But the vision behind the Montessori Method is to instill lifelong lessons that children will use throughout their...
Five Montessori terms, explained!

Five Montessori terms, explained!

Montessori environments use unique terms to describe daily actions, and these terms can be confusing if you aren’t familiar! At Maria Montessori School, we want to make sure that parents are educated on the system and verbiage used to ensure that their children get a...
Modeling lifelong learning for your children

Modeling lifelong learning for your children

At the foundation of the Montessori Method is a passion for learning we hope to instill in each student. By allowing students to dive deeper into their natural inclinations in the classroom, we are preparing them to reach beyond what they’re required to learn. This...