The Infant Community environment is beautifully prepared to entice the children to develop their knowledge and skills through participating in every day experiences.
The Prepared Environment is one of the basic elements. It must be physically and psychologically prepared for the children.
Children are naturally connected with reality. It is their unconscious task to absorb their surroundings and become a person of their time and place within the first plane of life.
In the 3-6 stage of development we understand that the child has a basic human need for both routine and order in their environment.
Just as the 6 to 12 year old period is where children are strongest physically, this is also the period most receptive to intellectual learning.
Social environments, in general, are complex places to manage. There are countless unspoken rules to navigate as we learn how to socialise in a meaningful manner.
In the 9-12 classroom, we pick, chop, cook and eat – our garden-grown veggies, that is.
The concept that every child has musical potential is present throughout the Montessori method.
Japanese has been identified as one of the priority languages in the Asia-Pacific region to be taught in Australian schools.
Teaching sport in a Montessori environment is a world away from the traditional PE lessons most of us are familiar with.