and the Montessori Materials
The Montessori classrooms provide a prepared environment
in where children can be driven naturally to work and learn. The
children's inherent love of learning is encouraged by giving them
the opportunity to be spontaneous, and engage in meaningful activities
under the guidance of a trained directress. Through their work children
develop concentration, motivation, persistence, and discipline.
Within this framework of order they progress at their pace and rhythm
according to their individual capabilities.
Acquiring the love of learning and learn how to
learn is our goal. With this in mind we have organized our curriculum,
which is ahead of the traditional curriculum. We have based our
curriculum on the Maria Montessori teachings. The curriculum presents
lessons simple and concretely in the early years, and are introduced
again in a more abstract and complex presentation during the subsequent
As children reach the elementary years, they will
be challenged to pursue a considerable amount of library and field
research both in and outside of the school.
Following is an overview of the core of our curriculum
in the areas of practical life, sensory training, language arts,
mathematics, social studies, and science for students age 3 through
the Elementary level and Middle School.
and Language Arts