286 N. El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024
|Play- based||mostly teacher led||not formally in curriculum||conducive environment|
|Nursery rhymes, poems, songs|
|Emerging literacy skills|
|Math & number sense|
|Time & space|
|Sci. reasoning/physical world|
|Other subjects taught|
Montessori is a philosophy of education developed by Dr. Maria Montessori that directs the child to love to learn, foster independence using the methodology she invented to direct children to become citizens of the world. It recognizes that children learn best in an environment of mutual respect and calm which allows each child to learn at their own pace. The specially designed materials are used to enhance the various stages of development
Montessori is an educational approach that supports the individuals in their journey to achieve their personal potential by creating environments and communities that offer freedom of choice within limits and that develop respect, responsibility and resourcefulness.
Dr. Montessori developed a philosophy and a curriculum to enable each child to think and act for themselves and for the betterment of others.
Based on the scientific research of Dr. Maria Montessori, the Montessori method is a student directed holistic approach to education, centred around experiential learning, with the goal to help the child find his or her place in the Universe.