Why parents send their children to Montessori schools

Background Did you know that the Montessori method of education is more than 100 years old? It is a comprehensive child-centred philosophy of education deeply rooted in developmental psychology. The method was developed by Dr. Maria Montessori in the early 1900s in Rome, Italy and since then, Montessori schools have grown rapidly despite the lack… Read More

Will

“The will has begun to develop and this process continues henceforth, but only as a result of experience. Hence, we are beginning to think of the will not as something inborn, but as something which has to be developed and because it is part of nature, this development can only occur in obedience to natural… Read More

Our thoughts behind our Concert

Every year, we end the year with a little concert put together by the children for their friends and family. It is a time of balancing concert item practice, work and play for the children. Our children manage to do this year after year and we always marvel at how fast they learn dance steps… Read More

It is not “us” vs “them”

A few days ago, I had a conversation with a friend whose child is in a Montessori school. She said to me, “You know, I love Montessori and when I read about all the positive outcomes in Montessori children, I feel I would love to see them in my child, but really, I have not… Read More

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The calm amidst the storm

As a Montessori guide, I am fortunate to be able to witness many moments of children concentrating, deeply engaged in a work of their choice, working contentedly and quietly.  Even though I have witnessed this countless times now, in all my years as a guide, it continues to be a wondrous and magical sight to behold.… Read More

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