Montessori Education

Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952), an Italian physician and educator worked extensively over many years developing her philosophy of education.  She is today recognized as a significant contributor and leader in early childhood education.  Her methodology included specifically designed materials refined through her observation of children.  Her objectives as they correspond with our objectives are:

  • to develop a positive attitude toward learning
  • to develop self-confidence
  • to develop concentration
  • to foster natural curiosity
  • to develop initiative and persistence
  • to foster inner security and a sense of order
  • to develop sensory-motor skills
  • to further social development
  • to develop creative intelligence and imagination
  • to develop a sense of community

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