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American Montessori

14401 Pilot Knob Road
Apple Valley, MN 55124

Phone:
(952) 736-1004

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

From the Director:

With over 150 years of combined Montessori and childcare experience in our school, you know your child will be receiving the best Montessori education and childcare that they deserve.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language       more

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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Maps
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
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.
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 Spanish, Computers

From the Director:

Personal individual teaching where needed.

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

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Day in the Life

General School Mission

With over 150 years of combined Montessori experience, your child will get the best that they deserver by coming to our school.

A Typical Day

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Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

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Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school

Handling Separation: From the Director

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