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: Middle school

Montessori environments: Middle school

The Middle School environment at MMS consists of students age 12-14. “Help me think for myself.” That is the motto of Montessori adolescent environments – commonly called “middle school” in traditional American school systems.  Middle school environments are...
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....
Montessori environments: 0-3 years

Montessori environments: 0-3 years

The environment structure is a vital part of the Maria Montessori way of life. Each age group has their own environment that is tailored to their individual and collective developmental needs. Each environment is organized specifically for the interests of the age...