For most parents, the obvious benefit of a Montessori education is their child’s academic achievement. However, there is much more your child gains from attending a Montessori setting. The following elements are considered the most valuable aspects of the Montessori approach, since these are the human qualities that will help prepare your child for life.
Academic preparation: Montessori helps students attain skills that allow them to become independently functioning adults and lifelong learners.
Intrinsic motivation: Innate desire drives Montessori children to engage in activities for enjoyment and satisfaction.
Internalized ground rules and ability to work with external authority: Montessori children develop inner discipline working in an environment where freedom exists within limits.
Social responsibility: Montessori children tend to be sensitive to the needs of others.
Autonomy: Montessori students tend to become self-directed, composed and morally independent.
Confidence and competence: As confident, competent individuals, Montessori children tend to experience more success.
Spiritual awareness: Compassion, empathy and a sensitivity to life are all typical qualities of a Montessori child.
Our celebration of Earth Day on April 22 was a special day for the children. As we all gathered for a group presentation during our morning group time, we talked about giving thanks for the many gifts of the earth and all the ways we can take part in actively caring for the earth, especially its creatures, both big and small.
We concluded our lesson by deciding to create a bird habitat, which will be located behind our Primary playground. Every day during our afternoon playtime, each child will take a turn to help prepare the habitat.
Calendar of Events
May 22: Wine Down & Silent Auction
May 25: Last Day of School (Early Dismissal)
May 26: Teacher post-planning
May 27: Teacher post-planning