Montessori Basics

What is Montessori education?

What is Montessori education?

What is Montessori education? For more than a century now, the child-focused approach that Dr. Maria Montessori, an Italian physician, developed for educating children has been transforming schools around the globe. As soon as you enter a classroom, you know that... Read More
Who is Maria Montessori?

Who is Maria Montessori?

On August 31st, Montessori Center School will join Montessori schools around the world to honor Dr. Maria Montessori’s 150th birthday. Who is Maria Montessori? Maria Montessori was a trailblazer, peacemaker, and icon and was recently recognized by Time magazine as one... Read More

Montessori Materials Explained

“Practice makes permanent.” “Nothing goes into the mind that does not first go through the hands.” – Dr. Maria Montessori On this #MontessoriMonday, we continue our discussion about our unique Montessori materials. Montessori Center School has been providing... Read More
Montessori Basics: Cosmic Education

Montessori Basics: Cosmic Education

When Dr. Montessori began developing the elementary curriculum, she knew it had to be vastly different from the work of younger children.  Not only were the academic skills to be more challenging, but the manner in which content was to be delivered shouldn’t be... Read More
A Peek Inside the Montessori Classroom

A Peek Inside the Montessori Classroom

You know Montessori classrooms are different than most. We can practically guarantee that once you step inside a classroom for yourself, sit quietly in a corner, and observe the children and adults at work, your impressions will be transformed.  We encourage... Read More
Montessori Basics: How We Teach Handwriting

Montessori Basics: How We Teach Handwriting

Handwriting or penmanship; no matter what you call it, was likely an important part of your early education. Pressured by time and content constraints, many schools have abandoned explicit handwriting instruction.  This is resulting in a generation of children... Read More