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Redwood Montessori Academy

1605 Veirs Mill Road
Rockville, MD 20851

(301) 762-2524


Where young minds grow!

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

From the Director:

Our mission is to provide a safe, stimulating, and supportive environment where young children can learn, grow, and thrive. We offer preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary education for children from age 2 through grade 5.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
  • Pets for children to watch and care for
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
Physical activity more

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  • A playground with climbing equipment
  • Bean bags, balls, and other objects that children can throw, kick, and play
  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
Other subjects taught Piano, Spanish, Chorus

From the Director:

Our goal is to endow each child with personal, social, and academic skills that will support a lifetime of joyful learning and self-fulfillment.

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

At Redwood Montessori, each child is treated as an individual and allowed to learn and grow at his or her own pace. We give each child the means, tools, time, and support needed to succeed.


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school