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Montessori Schools Encourage Social Classrooms

Posted by Edith On March 17th

The Montessori approach believes that children learn best in a social environment.

Montessori classroom meets outside to hatch butterflies

This is the sixth of 12 Ways Montessori Schools are Different from Traditional Classrooms, a free Montessori guide that can be downloaded from our website.

We think that a comfortable classroom filled with developmentally appropriate materials open to exploration is the best way to encourage each child’s unique development. Children are born with individual personalities and these personalities develop and grow as they interact with others, especially other children.

In the Montessori classroom, young learners spend much of their day socializing with other students. This helps them grow both their interpersonal skills and independence.

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