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Children's House Of Weld County Montessori

3801 Weld County Road 18
Longmont, CO 80501

Phone:
(303) 651-3215

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Montessori teaching today aims to duplicate the first environment of Dr. Montessori, by following such laws of nature as:
Observation
Individual Liberty
Preparation of the Environment
These three Montessori principles guide the teacher to \"control the environment, not the child\"; to look at the child as an \"unknown entity\" and allow his/her true nature to freely emerge. Montessori teaching is therefore a way of being committed to these three fundamental laws of nature. This special way of being allows the child to freely emerge according to his/her own true nature; his/her\"normalized\" being. Montessori teacher education is an \"inner preparation\" to become aware of these principles so that they can be put into practice with children. The idea of \"control the environment, not the child\" must be employed, and this requires a particular care in controlling one's own \"personality\"....
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Excerpted from the preschool's website