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Montessori schools

Montessori had studied the work of Jean-Marc-Gaspard Itard and Edouard Séguin; she first worked with children who were mentally disabled, observing that they responded well to sensory-rich environments and learned best when engaged in purposeful activities. Montessori used materials designed to appeal to the senses, created learning games and activities, and developed strategies for teachers to guide children in learning rather than…

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The Montessori Method

Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952) was an Italian physician (the first female to earn a medical degree in Italy) who formulated the Montessori Method of education. Dr. Montessori had a particular genius for observing children as they really are rather than as adults wish them to be. Dr. Montessori’s writings suggest to both parents and teachers…

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7 Surprising Facts About Montessori Schools

Montessori schools are a school like no other. They are filled with inviting materials, focused students, and a sense of serenity and peace. Maria Montessori began the first Montessori in Rome, and it was a wild success, spreading all throughout the world. Montessori schools have attracted people such as Prince William. Even the founders of…

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Why is Montessori Education So Expensive?

You want to give your child a Montessori education but the cost is holding you back? You’re not alone, my friend. Montessori is expensive. There is no question about it. I know, nothing we didn’t already know, right?  Still, it is a difficult thing to accept. How are we supposed to live and breath Montessori when it…

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Why are Montessori schools so expensive? And do they offer affordable rates?

There has been a lot of research on Early Childhood Education (ECE) in Singapore and othercountries in the world. It has been prompted by the various studies confirmingthat children learn differently and have different levels of understanding. Therefore,it makes sense that there should exist a number of education theories andvarying methods that teachers can apply…

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Five criticisms of the Montessori method

Education methods, both old staples and newly-minted, are always under the microscope of parents, educators and experts. It is important children are getting the education that best suits what will help them find success. And equally important a critical eye be placed on education to hold methods, philosophies and techniques are held to rigid standards….

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