A day spent in our elementary environment

A day spent in our elementary environment

In 1916, Dr. Maria Montessori shifted her focus from the infancy plane of development (0 to 6 years old) to childhood (6 to 12 years old). In this plane of development, Dr. Montessori focused on the elaboration of mind and personality. During childhood, the main...
A day spent in our primary environment

A day spent in our primary environment

When people envision a Montessori school, many of them immediately think of a primary environment. They are flooded with images of children in smocks and classroom shoes navigating around child-sized wooden chairs and tables. You might think of traditional puzzle...
A day spent in our toddler environment

A day spent in our toddler environment

Few things on a Montessori campus are sweeter than watching our youngest students learn, grow and explore. At Maria Montessori School in Harbor Town, our toddler environment is home to children ages 18 months to 3 years. This age range creates a lively community,...
A different approach to teaching reading

A different approach to teaching reading

All educators can agree that reading is critically important to a student’s future success in modern American life. What they can’t agree upon is how to teach reading. Esteemed academics and tenured educators debate and implement the next best methodology every few...
Welcome Emily and Marilyn to our toddler community!

Welcome Emily and Marilyn to our toddler community!

At Maria Montessori School, we’re committed to providing an environment full of qualified individuals who are passionate about the Montessori Method and assisting students in academic, emotional and spiritual growth. As we continue to grow, so does the need for extra...
The Absorbent Mind in layman’s terms

The Absorbent Mind in layman’s terms

The Montessori Method was developed at the turn of the century. During this time, Dr. Maria Montessori literally wrote the book(s) on childhood development and education. One of her most popular titles, “The Absorbent Mind” outlines beautifully what she uncovered...