The practical life and sensorial activities are especially designed to hone the child’s sensorimotor skills.
The teacher encourages the child to expand her capabilities and not to feel dependent and incompetent.
Of equal importance are the child’s social skills.
At age four, he begins to express an interest in language and math activities
Preventing conflicts is the work of politics; establishing peace is the work of education.
Maria Montessori was one of the first educators to recognize the importance of fostering a positive self-image in the child. As a result, she sequenced activities, eliminated overt competition, allowed the child to progress at his own rate, and treated the child with respect.
Welcome to Woodland Montessori School. Our school consists of three buildings creating our own Montessori Community. Community is an important aspect of Montessori where we celebrate each child as an individual. Learn More about our school here
Woodland Montessori School offers two programs.
Our Early Learner Program is for our littlest learners ages 2-3 and not yet potty trained.
Our Early Childhood Education Program is for ages 3-5 and includes the Kindergarten Year.Learn More here
- Follow the Child - - Sensorial Materials - - Practical Life - - Educating the Whole Child - - Self Paced Learning -
You've probably heard some of these phrases in connection with Montessori learning, but what exactly does this mean? And who is Maria Montessori anyway?
You can find the answers to those questions and more -
Montana Montessori Teacher Education Institue (MMTEI) - This program is designed for both local residents and distance learners who want to teach in a Montessori classroom or incorporate Montessori methods into traditional public and private school classrooms. The year-long program begins in the spring and is concluded at the end of the following academic year.
All of our teachers are Montessori trained and accredited. To find out more about becoming a Montessori teacher, click here.