13 Dec

The Color Tablets

The child's first introduction to color is a box containing six tablets--two red, two blue and two yellow. All the other tablets are the same size, shape and texture. They differ only in highly contrasting color. In this exercise, the child pairs the tablets and learns...
18 Oct

Science at Montessori

We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry.” – Maria Montessori At Arbor View Montessori School, science is introduced to children at a young age with subjects like botany and zoology.
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.
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