Sometimes someone who has never interacted with a Montessori school finds themselves confused with how we do things. The link below offers a beautiful description of what we do, how we do it, and most importantly, why. If you have a few minutes (probably less than five), click the link below to check it out!
If you don’t have a couple spare minutes, here’s the short version of the short version:
At Montessori schools, we want to learn from the child and let the child cue us on how they learn best. For children, play is their work, and at this incredibly important life stage, structuring that work with care and gentle guidance offers the child the best opportunity to learn about their world. Montessori teachers are worthy of respect and offer children the same respect in each interaction.