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The Children's Montessori Center

709 Hawkins Avenue, Suite 6
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

(631) 676-2435


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
  • Montessori Language Materials
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
  • Montessori Math Materials
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Parquetry blocks, pegboards, and mosaic toys
  • Maps
  • Building blocks
  • Montessori Sensorial Materials
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
  • Montessori Practical Life Activities
Music more

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  • Songs, games with CD's
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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  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
  • Sandboxes and/or water stations for play
  • Montessori Method Encourages
Other subjects taught

From the Director:

We have a monthly curriculum and we change our activities accordingly and encourage the parents and children to participate in different activities each month.