Mosaic Montessori Academy
2919 8th Ave NW Calgary AB T2N 1C8 403.612.8339
Mosaic Montessori Academy
15 Royal Vista Pl NW #142 Calgary AB T3G 0E2 403.768.3356
Mosaic Montessori Academy
176 Bedford Dr NE Calgary AB T3K 2M9 403.768.3095
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What Are the 4 C’s of Montessori?

Table with materials at Mosaic Montessori in Calgary.

In the quest for a holistic approach to education that nurtures a child’s independence and love of learning, Montessori education stands out for its innovation and effectiveness. Rooted in the principles developed by Dr. Maria Montessori over a century ago, the Montessori method has grown in popularity among parents and educators for its unique approach […]

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Do Montessori Schools Have Homework?

An older child working on her homework with the help of a tablet.

One of the most common questions parents have about Montessori schools is whether or not they assign homework. After all, homework is a concept deeply ingrained in traditional education systems. However, the Montessori method approaches learning in a very different way and homework is not typically part of the curriculum. In the originator of the […]

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What Does a Montessori Classroom Look Like?

A teacher and his pupils working together at tables in a Montessori school classroom.

A Montessori classroom is a unique environment that encourages children to explore and learn according to their individual needs. Montessori promotes independence, creativity, self-discipline, and responsibility. The classroom is designed to be stimulating and inviting, with materials and activities that engage and challenge children. The classroom is divided into different areas to help children develop […]

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What Is the Teacher’s Role in a Montessori Classroom?

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Montessori education is becoming increasingly popular among parents and educators who believe in holistic education. One of the key features of a Montessori classroom is the role of the teacher.  Unlike traditional classrooms, where teachers may focus more on delivering information and directing students, Montessori teachers place children at the center of their learning and […]

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Are Montessori Schools Good for Autism?

A teacher and her pupils working together and sitting on the floor in a Montessori school classroom.

Montessori Education is based on the idea that children learn best when they are given the freedom to explore and discover independently within a carefully prepared environment designed to support their individual needs and interests.  Montessori schools aim to help children develop self-motivation, independence, confidence, and a love of learning that will stay with them […]

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What Is a Montessori Preschool Program?

A female teacher doing a beading activity with a female child in a classroom.

A Montessori preschool program follows the methods of Maria Montessori, Italy’s first female doctor. With a background in mathematics, physics, science, anthropology, philosophy, and psychology, she created what is now known as the Montessori method.  The Montessori Method takes advantage of the learning stage of children ages 0–6, at which point students tend to be […]

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