Essential Oil Extraction                                                       General, Methods, Indian Montessori Schools, Foreign  Montessori Schools, Report                                                                Primary Information Services                                                      Home. Ordering Information. Contact

Information @ a Glance

  • The Montessori method is an educational method for children, based on theories of child development originated by Italian educator Maria Montessori in the late 19th and early 20th century.

  • It is applied primarily in preschool and elementary school settings, though some Montessori high schools exist.

  • The method is characterized by an emphasis on self-directed activity on the part of the child and clinical observation on the part of the teacher (often called a "director", "directress", or "guide").

  • It stresses the importance of adapting the child's learning environment to his or her developmental level, and of the role of physical activity in absorbing academic concepts and practical skills.

  • It is also characterized by the use of autodidactic (self-correcting) equipment to introduce various concepts.

  • Although there are many schools which use the name "Montessori," the word itself is not recognized as a trademark, nor is it associated with a single specific organization.

  • The Montessori philosophy is built upon the idea that children develop and think differently from adults; that they are not merely "adults in small bodies".

  • Dr. Montessori advocated children's rights, children working to develop themselves into adults, and that these developments would lead to world peace.

  • The Montessori method discourages traditional measurements of achievement (grades, tests) under the premise that it is damaging to the inner growth of children (and adults).

  • Feedback and qualitative analysis of a child's performance does exist but is usually provided in the form of a list of skills, activities and critical points, and sometimes a narrative of the child's achievements, strengths and weaknesses, with emphasis on the improvement of those weaknesses.

  • All learning first comes to us through the senses. By isolating something that is being taught, the child can more easily focus on it.

  • Culture includes both the studies of the world and various cultures.

  • Children go from a very concrete understanding of math to a more abstract concept.

  • Every activity has its place in the classroom and is self-contained and self-correcting. The original didactic materials are specific in design, conforming to exact dimensions, and each activity is designed to focus on a single skill, concept, or exercise.

  • Currently, the United States is the only country in the world to have an extensive commitment to the Montessori Philosophy.

  •  With over 8,000 Montessori schools, the U.S. significantly leads the other three major demographics in the world - the United Kingdom, Germany and Australia.

  • Although AMI operates training centers in multiple countries, Montessori in the United States has by far shaped the future of the pedagogy.

  • To date the U.S., Canada,Australia and the Netherlands are the only countries to incorporate Montessori schools in public systems.

  • In comparison, Australia, the second largest market, has fewer than 200 Montessori schools, most owned by Montessori Unlimited, a franchising company. Further, the U.S. has three of the four Erdkinder schools in the world.
     

Entrepreneur who want the information on  General, Methods, Indian Montessori Schools, Foreign  Montessori Schools, Report can E-Mail us to informer@eth.net, primaryinfo@gmail.com

Primary Information Services
 21 Murugappan St, SwamyNagar Ext2, 
Ullagaram, Chennai - 600091, India.
 Phone: 91 44 22421080 
Email :
informer@eth.net, primaryinfo@gmail.com
Mobile numbers:9940043898, 9444008898  Fax : 91 44 22423753