Montessori 101

Help me to do it myself.

-Maria Montessori

Montessori is a child-centered educational method created by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori over 100 years ago.  At it's core, the Montessori Method is based on the scientific observation that children's natural curiosity makes them able to be independent learners in an environment that has been carefully prepared for the developmental stage appropriate for a specific age. 

Montessori schools have these core components:

The Village School is your Authentic Montessori School for Toddler through Middle School in Bergen County, New Jersey

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The American Montessori Society  has verified that The Village School meets rigorous institutional and instructional standards necessary for achieving 
AMS Accreditation - the gold standard of Montessori education.

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