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What Does a Montessori Classroom Look Like?

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

If you have ever heard of Montessori education, you may have wondered what the classrooms look like. You may be familiar with traditional educational settings that are often teacher-centred, but Montessori classrooms are designed to be learner-centred.  Montessori classrooms are uniquely designed to encourage student independence, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills with specialized materials, a […]

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

A female teacher at a Montessori school is reading a story to children.

In a Montessori classroom, the teacher acts as a dynamic link that connects each child with the prepared environment. These teachers typically have special training that equips them to introduce new activities in a way that allows children to lead the learning at their own pace. Instead of the teacher directing a group of children’s […]

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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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