There is a special magic to Montessori classrooms, with this learning method offering some of the best options for curious children. The focus is on a more individualized approach that helps children learn by studying in a way that keeps their full attention. The teachers take a less disciplinary approach to students struggling with difficult subjects, encourage the students to help each other, and offer a less structured format.
Have More Control
An exciting feature for both
kids and their parents is the fact that students self-regulate much of the
classroom experience. One of the first things you'll notice is that the
students don't have to sit at tables or desks in a prescribed location. Besides
being able to work on lessons in flexible locations around the classroom,
students are also given the chance to learn to cope with many common problems
on their own.
of the Learning is Hands-On
The lessons in a Montessori
classroom are more interactive than most other classrooms. This approach is considered
an essential part of the learning experience, instead of just an option. One of
the advantages is better engagement, so often lost in traditional learning.
You'll find that the way the lessons are structured and the items used in the
lessons will appeal to your child's natural curiosity.
Child Will Be a Better Decision-Maker
The Montessori philosophy is
based, in part, around the idea that children with more leeway to make
decisions make better ones. The students can make a lot of their own decisions
about how they learn, within reason. Your child will know what their teacher
expects of them, and make better decisions knowing those expectations. Students
will learn special skills that will benefit them both inside and outside the
Education is in Good Hands
Many people who aren't
familiar with Montessori schools aren't aware of how academically sound the
curriculum is. For some learning styles, this method is superior to what they
might learn in a public school setting. Some children thrive best academically
when they are in a less structured class environment. Your child will learn
everything that is essential to their academic success, in a way that engages
Contact the Montessori School of Flagstaff Westside Campus today for a tour of our school. We invite parents and students to spend a day in our classrooms to learn about Monetssori education and the Montessori difference firsthand.