The Montessori Language Avenue

 “In the mysterious period which follows immediately after birth, the child-who is a psychic entity endowed with a specially refined form of sensitiveness—might be regarded as an ego asleep. But all of the sudden he wakes up and hear delicious music; all…

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Normalization In The Montessori Preschool Environment

What is Normalization? “Actually the normal child is one who is precociously intelligent, who has learned to overcome himself and to live in peace, and who prefers a disciplined task to futile idleness. When we see a child in this light, we would more…

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Sensorial Development In Montessori Education

In the preface to Dr. Montessori’s Own Handbook, Montessori used Helen Keller and Mrs. Ann Sullivan as an eloquent symbol of miracle education that unfolds the spirit of man by education of the senses. She states, “If one only of the senses sufficed to…

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The ABC’s of Attachment

I have a wonderful memory that illustrates the ABC's of attachment that I'd like to share with you. It is a story of a group of hill tribe children in Thailand that I met back in 2003. I was a college senior student who came to the small hill tribe…

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The Prepared Environment & Montessori Education

My first exposure to the Montessori method was seeing an experienced teacher gracefully giving a lesson to children in a beautiful, tranquil prepared environment while living in Phoenix back in 2012. That was the moment that sparked my desire become a…

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The Benefits Of Montessori Education

Montessori education benefits our children and helps to develop their potential as they step out into the world as engaged, competent, responsible, and respectful citizens with an understanding and appreciation for learning. Each child is valued as a…

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The Importance Of Music In Montessori Education

In a Montessori classroom, metal insets not only teach children age two and a half to six years old about shapes and fine motor skills but they are also the door that leads elementary children to be creative and inspired to design their work or their art…

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Montessori’s Four Planes of Child Development

To have a deep understanding of how children think, learn & behave, we need to have a holistic understanding how children in certain age ranges develop. We're not just talking about physical growth and maturation - we need to examine this from a…

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Welcome To The 2020-21 School Year!

Hello Parents and Guardians! Welcome to the 2020-21 school year. We are so thankful that you enrolled your child in Amity Montessori, and look forward to teaching your child with you. We are starting this school year during a stressful time, but we want…

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