What is Montessori?

Maria Montessori was the first female doctor in Italy when she graduated from medical school in 1896.  She used her clinical observations to found the revolutionary Montessori method of observing and supporting the natural development of children through their environment.  The method helps children develop creativity, problem solving, critical thinking and time-management skills, and to develop an understanding and appreciation of their surroundings, the basis of which, is the practice of mixing age groups within one class, individual research and work, and focussed concentration.

 “Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world”….Maria Montessori