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Considering an Eastlake Daycare With an Effective Montessori Education

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

As you are considering Montessori schools, you should demand that an effective Montessori education is provided. So, what constitutes an effective Montessori education? Consider the following criteria…

The school’s culture should be devoted to helping each child grow toward independence. This is done through building confidence, increasing competence, promoting self-esteem, and teaching respect for others.

Montessori is not simply an approach to education, but is an approach to life. The programs should be based on the scientific research of Dr. Maria Montessori and on Montessori training and certifications.

In the Montessori environment, children are respected as self-directed individuals and their growth toward independence and social responsibility should be fostered. A joyful, orderly, and calm environment should be provided.

Montessori classrooms are designed in a way that creates diversity and optimum learning. The classes are multi-age mix from toddlers through Kindergarteners, allowing for both individual and social development. The classrooms should be beautiful, open styles, with work areas throughout the room and materials available on accessible shelving.

To provide an effective Montessori education, lessons are given to 12 Tips For Choosing a Montessori Schoolsmall groups or individual children while other children are working independently. The school should use Montessori materials, stories, charts, time lines, objects of nature, treasures from cultures around the worlds, and some conventional teaching tools.

Montessori students should be guided by the teacher, but should actively participate in planning their time and taking responsibility for their work.

Our Eastlake Daycare offers an effective Montessori education. Read what our students’ parents are saying. Montessori American School offers a wide variety of programs for your children. The Early Childhood Program, for children 2 to 6 years old, teaches practical life, sensorial, language, and math skills that your child will use for the rest of his/her life. If you have further questions please call us at (619) 422-1220.

– Edith

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