New Generation Montessori Blog

Montessori Definition

What is Montessori? Short Montessori Definition:  Montessori education is an educational approach developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori and characterized by an emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child’s natural...

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Benefits of Montessori

Unique Individuals Montessori education offers our children opportunities to develop their potential as they step out into the world as engaged, competent, responsible, and respectful citizens with an understanding and appreciation that learning is for life. Each...

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Montessori Schools

Unique Educational Model More than 4,000 Montessori schools dot the American landscape, offering a unique educational model to families nationwide. Thousands more bring the Montessori method to every corner of the world. Montessori schools can be found in rural,...

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Montessori Classroom

The essence To grasp the essence of Montessori education, just step inside a classroom. Beautiful, inviting, and thoughtfully arranged, the room embodies each element of Maria Montessori’s revolutionary approach. Natural lighting, soft colors, and uncluttered spaces...

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Classroom Design

The design and Flow The design and flow of the Montessori classroom create a learning environment that accommodates choice. There are spaces suited to group activity, and areas where a student can settle in alone. Parts of the room are open and spacious, allowing a...

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Private Schools vs Public Schools

Private vs Public Schools School days are coming and you haven’t decided yet on where to enroll your kid? Should you pick public school over the private school? Well, the tales for public schools versus private schools are going for almost forever. It seems like it’s...

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Montessori Learning Materials

The concrete Materials A hallmark of Montessori education is its hands-on approach to learning. Students work with specially designed materials, manipulating and investigating until they master the lesson inside. Beautifully crafted and begging to be touched,...

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The Teacher as a Guide

The Guide The Montessori teacher, child, and environment may be seen as a learning triangle, with each element inextricably linked, and a vital part of the whole. The teacher thoughtfully prepares a classroom environment with materials and activities that entice her...

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Multi-Age Groupings

Different ages working together A Montessori class is composed of students whose ages typically span 3 years. Ideally, members stay with the class, and teacher, for the entire cycle, forging a stable community and meaningful bonds. It is common to see students of...

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