01 Oct

The Montessori Approach to Early Childhood Education

In The Absorbent Mind, Dr. Montessori wrote, "The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period from birth to the age of six. For that is the time when man's intelligence itself, his greatest implement is being formed.
17 Sep

Learn How to Learn

Montessori teaching strategies are very effective at every level, in teaching children to “learn how to learn.” It is a system that focuses on teaching for understanding, using concrete materials to prepare children for future abstract academic.
16 Sep

How Montessori Kids Learn

Children up to six years old see the world in very concrete ways. They learn about their environment through what they see, hear, touch, taste and smell. In a Montessori  education children work with learning materials that can be experienced through the senses.
10 Sep

Benefits of the Pouring Activity

Carrying the water in a pitcher and pouring it into a basin helps the child to perfect his coordination. At Arbor View Montessori Practical Life Exercises involve the use of water.
06 Sep

Word Building

At Arbor View Montessori School we understand that young children of pre-school and even toddler age have a natural sensitivity for language development which follows closely on the years they learn to speak.
16 Aug

Montessori versus Traditional Pre-School

Maria Montessori, the founder of Montessori Education, understood how a good education unlocks and realizes children’s potential. She set up schools for children of all ages, from language nests (birth to three, to primary (kindergarten) schools, to elementary schools and high schools.
12 Aug

Montessori & Science

At Arbor View Montessori School, science is introduced to children at a young age with subjects like botany and zoology. Children have a natural desire to explore what they see. We provide various opportunities for the child to study and observe their environment, through gardening, nature walks, and care of animals.
10 Aug

Why Choose Montessori

At Arbor View Montessori every child is unique and precious. Every child deserves the chance to reach his or her intellectual and social potential. Maria Montessori, the founder of Montessori Education, understood how a good education unlocks and realizes children's potential.
31 Jul

The Practical Life Activities

Practical Life activities at Arbor View Montessori School develop concentration, fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Dr. Montessori wrote, “A child’s work is to create the person he or she will become. An adult works to perfect the environment, but a child works is to perfect his or herself."
19 Jul

Defining Montessori Preschool Programs

Montessori preschool programs offer parents an alternative to traditional school. Unfortunately, many parents are unaware of Montessori preschools and an even larger number of parents are unaware of Montessori methods and curriculum.
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