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Abingdon Montessori School

5144 Massachusetts Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20816

(301) 320-3646


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"We perceive our basic function as one of helping children to learn whenever they are ready to do so. We do not stress the acquisition of a body of knowledge as such, but rather the development of independence and self-esteem that benefits the child physically, emotionally, and intellectually. The teacher’s role in this situation is one of a learning “guide”—a complementary helper, not an aggressive authoritarian.
Excerpted from the preschool's website