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Tulane Montessori Children's House Inc

315 Tulane Road
San Mateo, CA 94402

(650) 342-0447


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"At Montessori Children's House, our mission is to provide a safe, nurturing and enriched environment where each child is the educator and teachers are guides through the process of discovery. In such an environment, we hope that each child can achieve his or her fullest potential and grow academically, socially and emotionally.

We are guided by the principles of Maria Montessori, which are highlighted below*:
Children have the power to educate themselves
Children learn best when they do so at their own pace
Children need to make their own discoveries
Children learn when they are interested
Children need to develop concentration
Children learn by doing
Children need praise and encouragement
Mistakes are an opportunity for learning
Repetition is important

At Montessori Children's House, we strive to create an environment that reflects the principles above, where children can navigate their own learning. Over the years, we have witnessed that such learning has become its own reward and each new success has fueled a desire to discover even more. We endeavor to have each and every child leave our school with a strong sense of independence and self-confidence. Our goal is for all our children to develop a love of learning that will last a lifetime.
Excerpted from the preschool's website