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Trulove Montessori

1406 west north loop blvd
Austin, TX 78756

(512) 789-2284


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We are a small Montessori school located off of Burnet Rd.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

From the Director:

The mission of Trulove Montessori is not to teach; rather guide the children so they understand the art of learning.

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
  • A well-stocked bookcase
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
  • Pets for children to watch and care for
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
  • Tricycles
Other subjects taught We offer an AMI Montessori curriculum as well as Spanish and Music classes.

Day in the Life

A Typical Day

8:15-8:30 Drop off,
8:30-10:45 Montessori work cycle - children may work individually, in pairs small groups,etc while working with the Montessori materials.
M-Spanish, W-Music, F-Art
10:45-11:15 gathering- stories, songs, days or the week and months of the year. F-Show and Tell
11:15-12 Outside play time
12 - half day children leave. Others set up for lunch
12-12:45 lunch
12:45-2:00 rest time
2:00-2:15 clean up rest time activities
2:15-2:30- get ready for departure
2:30-5:00 afterschool care

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Each child are Trulove Montessori has a journal that the teacher writes in daily. The journal goes back and forth from school to home for daily communication. In addition parent teacher conferences are held twice a year.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year