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Montessori vs. Play-Based Programs: Why Montessori Offers Unique Advantages for Early Childhood Education

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.

Discovering the Magic of Montessori: An Introduction

Discovering the Magic of Montessori: An Introduction

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.

100 Activities for Montessori Casa Students

100 Activities for Montessori Casa Students

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!

Mini Inspire – Free Tynker STEM Coding course for Pre-Readers

Mini Inspire – Free Tynker STEM Coding course for Pre-Readers

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.

 

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Contact Info

Castlemore Campus

Unit 7A, 1210 Castlemore Avenue

Markham, ON

L6E 0H7 

Unionville-Milliken Campus

7828 Kennedy Road

Markham, ON

L3R 5P1

Hours

Mon-Friday: 7:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 12:00pm

 

Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.

Dr. Maria Montessori

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