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Montessori Compared to Other Educational Approaches

" The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child's own natural desire to learn. " - Maria Montessori

In a traditional classroom adults decide what and when a child learns. With the teacher being the active giver of education and the child being a passive receiver. The Montessori approach is to have the child take an active role in their education. 


In a Montessori classroom the teacher takes on an entirely different role, which is, to provide the right kind of environment so that child can be guided to find what they need from what is available. Children then become active learners and are able to reach their own unique potential. This method allows children to  learn at their own pace and rhythm, focusing on their own particular developmental needs.

The Montessori approach provides:

  • An environment that serves the particular needs of each child’s stage of development.

  • An adult who understands child development and acts as a guide to help children find their own natural path.  

  • Freedom for children to engage in their own development according to their own particular developmental timeline.

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