It is the most child centric and holistic approach to learning. It was conceived by Dr. Maria Montessori who observed children’s natural ability to absorb and learned from their environment.
No, Montessori starts at birth and continuous up to 15 years ofage group.Although what is more popular in Indian is from 3 to 6 years of ag group.
Yes, the method assures you that your child will be an avid writer and a fluent reader by the end of three years. We except parents to have patience and believe in the curriculum.
Yes, grace and courtesy are important part of our curriculum.Teachers are constantly observed by children. Good manners are imbibed by observation and story-telling sessions
Assessment is done through observation. Teachers constantly observe the children in the classroom. There are few things that do need to be memorized and minimal amount of homework is given. Parents are invited to observe their children at work and teachers give an overview of the child’s progress pointing out areas that need improvement.
No, in fact it is one of the best features a Montessori classroom has to offer. Children help out the younger ones. It fosters a sense of responsibility. Children learn to care and share and respect the feelings of each other.
No, Children ‘work’ with ‘materials’. The items found in the classroom are introduced as materials and not as toys. This gives the children a sense of worth. The same sense of worth that adults experience while going for work!
No, Montessori is a hundred year old method and it is proven highly successful all over the world. There are plenty of schools in Bangalore that follow the Montessori approach.
Yes, Montessori children grasp concepts easily. They do have initial adjustment problems with regard to no free movement in the class, with excess amount of homework given, with heavy bags they have to carry!
Children adapt quick. Their Montessori background helps them develop a natural love for learning and by the end of the other children from a conventional pre-schooling background