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What is a Montessori Toy?

A collection of children's toys including a teddy bear and wooden blocks on a colorful rug.

The Montessori method of learning was created in 1907, by Dr. Maria Montessori. The Montessori approach provides children with tools and techniques to critically think about the world around them and provide a fundamental framework of learning. Montessori toys are geared towards helping a child learn and develop and are simple. These toys encourage children […]

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What is the Purpose of Montessori Education?

A young child sitting at a wooden table, focused on a Montessori educational game in front of them. The game consists of a series of colored wooden blocks, arranged in a specific pattern. The child is using their hands to manipulate the blocks and solve the puzzle.

Montessori education is a unique approach to teaching and learning that was developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, an Italian physician and educator, at the turn of the 20th century. The goal of Montessori education is to help children reach their full potential by providing them with a supportive and enriching environment that fosters independence, self-motivation, […]

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How is Montessori Different from Traditional Education?

An illustration of several children playing with wooden toys and Montessori games. The toys include a set of blocks, a puzzle, and a shape sorter. The children are seated at a wooden table, focused on their play and learning. The image conveys the concept of hands-on, experiential learning in the Montessori method.

Montessori education is a unique approach to teaching and learning that was developed by Dr. Maria Montessori at the turn of the 20th century. While it has gained popularity in recent years, many people are still unfamiliar with the Montessori method and how it differs from traditional education. In this article, we will explore the […]

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What is Montessori Parenting?

A young father and his toddler son cooking together in the kitchen, smiling and having a good time.

Montessori parenting is an approach to child-rearing that is based on the educational philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. The Montessori method emphasizes a child’s natural desire to learn and the importance of providing a supportive and nurturing environment that allows a child to reach their full potential. Benefits of Montessori Parenting for Children Encourage exploration […]

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Do Montessori Schools Have Grades?

A group of kids sit on the floor and attentively listen to their teacher in a Montessori school.

Should you consider a Montessori education for your child? The right education is integral to the growth and development of your child.  A child’s mind is a wonderful thing, and Montessori schools all share one goal: to provide an academically challenging, personally rewarding, and inclusive environment where your child can reach their full academic and […]

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How to introduce Montessori activities

A child playing with geometric shapes to practice shape recognition and fine motor skills.

Montessori is a method of teaching developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, who opened her first Montessori school in 1907. Her approach to teaching children involves hands-on learning through independence, choice, and collaborative play.  Practicing the Montessori method at school and home will continue to build on that critical early foundation to become a confident and […]

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What is Linear Counting in Montessori?

Montessori grouping number tiles.

The Montessori Curriculum and Method is a revolutionary way of educating children. Developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, she based her child-centered education approach on scientific observation and study of a child’s development.  The curriculum includes carefully planned lessons sequenced logically to prepare the child for independent learning without undue pressure or frustration. Mathematics is an […]

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How to Incorporate Montessori at Home

A Montessori styled bedroom with a floor bed, small table and chairs, and wooden cabinet, along with other small items.

How to Incorporate Montessori at Home Getting your children to focus at home can sometimes be challenging. Your child’s development is important, and finding new methods to help that development is essential. Realizing the full potential of your child at home can be difficult—you may need some extra help. That’s where the Montessori method comes […]

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