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...
Dispelling several Montessori myths

Dispelling several Montessori myths

In 1907, Maria Montessori created an innovative method of education focused on helping children develop and grow through hands-on activities and guided inclinations. In the past 112 years, this form of education has grown to over 7,000 schools across the globe – and...
Montessori environments: Elementary

Montessori environments: Elementary

The Elementary environment at MMS is divided into two sections: 6-9 and 9-12 One of the biggest differentiators of the Montessori Method is the use of classroom environments. These environments are prepared to support the developmental interests and characteristics of...
Montessori environments: 3-6 years

Montessori environments: 3-6 years

The Primary Environment for children ages 3 to 6 years One of the defining characteristics of Montessori education is the development of multi-age classroom environments that are filled with tools that align with a child’s natural development and learning processes....