Our youngest students begin in our Montessori program for 3 and 4 year olds. Students are exposed to the hands-on inspired learning, concept building and critical thinking skills that come with a Montessori introduction to school.
All the equipment in a Montessori classroom allows the child to experience the joy of learning, time to enjoy the process and ensure the development of self-esteem, and provides the experiences from which children create their knowledge.
The prepared environment is one of the main educators of the children. It is designed to welcome the children, encourage them to interact with the people and objects in the environment to help them to develop physically, mentally, emotionally and socially. The prepared environment also provides opportunities for self-correction. The children learn from their own mistakes and improve their judgment while doing the activities that interest them the most.
Although each Montessori classroom will be unique, a typical classroom contains five primary areas: Practical Life, Sensorial, Math, Language Arts and Cultural. See the Curriculum Guide for more details.