The Montessori educational philosophy, based on scientific observations of how children learn, is rapidly becoming the preferred alternative to traditional teaching methods around the globe. It provides a holistic approach to education which values all areas of the child’s development: physical, social, cultural and cognitive.
It’s child-centred approach set’s Montessori apart from more standard educational methods. With the Montessori philosophy revolving around a child’s innate eagerness to acquire knowledge and learn. Thus, in Montessori classrooms children make creative choices regarding their learning, working in groups or individually, to discover and explore self-directed activities. Through hands-on learning and collaborative play in an enriching age-appropriate environment, Montessori children achieve their maximum potential while developing a life-long love of learning. The philosophy also instils a sense of self-worth and self-discipline in the child while fostering independence.