Montessori vs. Play-Based Programs: Why Montessori Offers Unique Advantages for Early Childhood Education
Montessori offers unique advantages over a play-based program, including individualized learning, a focus on practical life skills, order and structure, the development of executive functioning skills, and long-term benefits that can help children succeed in school and in life. Research shows that Montessori programs have better academic outcomes, higher self-esteem, and greater social-emotional development than play-based programs, making it a better option for parents seeking a more comprehensive education for their children.
Discover the unique and innovative approach to education that is Montessori. Based on the belief that children have an innate drive to learn, Montessori empowers children to reach their full potential through hands-on, practical experiences, multi-age classrooms, and the development of a lifelong love of learning. Learn more about this transformative method.
At Inspire Montessori School, we don’t believe in time outs and punishments. Instead, we use a different strategy to help children manage their big feelings (which they go through so often) – The Montessori time in approach…
Free Montessori Story Time Program in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.
How do you keep kids entertained while schools are closed? Are workbooks and worksheets your only options when it comes to keeping up with your children’s academic progress? Montessori is all about following the child, keeping them engaged, and relating learning to practical life. Here are 100 Montessori activities you can easily do at home for early childhood students, all approved by the American Montessori Society!
We are very excited to announce our partnership with Tynker to provide a free coding course (Mini Inspire) for children age 4-6 during COVID-19 closures. Research has shown that early engagement in STEM activities helps kids develop positive attitudes towards science, build up their STEM vocabularies, and problem-solve more effectively.
Journaling is part of our regular Montessori curriculum. Children as young as 2 years old can start to journal! During this stressful time, keeping a journal can be a rewarding experience for both you and your child! And when this is all over, you will have a record for the future! Here are a few tips for you to succeed at starting the journaling activity at home…
Free Montessori Chinese Material (3-Part Cards) for parents who would like teach their child some Chinese while schools are closed for 3 weeks.
Parents who are new to Montessori have often voiced concerns about the “lack of” creativity in a Montessori classroom. But does it really?
With the recent outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China and 1 confirmed case in Toronto, many Montessori schools and daycare centres in Markham are taking precautionary measures to protect the health and wellness of their students, parents, and staff. Public Health Canada has advised the following guidelines for schools to be proactive in preventing the spread of the Novel Coronavirus in their respective communities…
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