Distance learning at MMS

Distance learning at MMS

A key pillar of the Montessori Method is hands-on learning – so when social distancing was announced, our staff began planning how to best incorporate the Montessori style of teaching into distance learning. As time passes, our teachers, students and families are...
Indirect learning with the Montessori Method

Indirect learning with the Montessori Method

Children are intuitive and attentive – you’ll often hear parents remark that children pick up on more than you give them credit for. This is biologically true, and Dr. Maria Montessori leveraged this truth in developing the Montessori Method.  In a traditional...
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...