There’s no doubt about it: Montessori is different. From the moment you step foot into our schools, you know it’s unlike any conventional school.
We like it that way. We know what we’re offering is special, and the families who seek out our school are usually looking for something different.
What, exactly, makes Montessori special? Read on to learn just a few of the many ways.
One of the greatest Montessori misunderstandings is that either a) the children in our care run amok with no direction whatsoever, doing whatever they please, or b) our methods are so rigid they allow for little (if any) variation.
As you may have guessed, neither is accurate, and we lie somewhere in between these two extremes. Generalizations tend to come from misinterpreted truths, however.
Montessori does value the child’s independence and choice. Children get to choose their work, where they sit, the order in which they get things done, when to have a...