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Archive for September, 2011

Best of Chula Vista Award 2: Does Your Chula Vista Preschool Strive for Academic Excellence?

This is the second of 12 Tips for Choosing a Montessori School which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

If you want your child to achieve academic excellence in his or her schooling career, you should ensure that the Chula Vista Preschool you choose for your child shares this goal. So, what exactly is defined as Academic Excellence?

When we speak in terms of a student striving for Academic Excellence, this is typically referring to the child’s effort to fully achieve their intellectual potential. This is demonstrated through the student’s pursuit to acquire, adapt, and apply knowledge.

This is evident when we see students:

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1: What is a Montessori School?

Posted by Edith On September 7th

Tip 1 a 1: What is a Montessori School?

This is the first of 12 Tips for Choosing a Montessori School which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

Before you can understand how to choose the right Montessori school, you should know exactly what makes a school Montessori. By definition, a Montessori school is a school that follows the teachings of an Italian doctor by the name of Maria Montessori.

Dr. Maria Montessori was strongly devoted to the education of Rome’s underprivileged children. Her philosophies, visionary methods, and insight into how children learn spawned an educational movement which has become popular around the world.

Montessori used observations to better understand the inner nature of a child. Some of these observations, which are incorporated into the teaching philosophies of Montessori schools, include the following:

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