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Montessori of Cleveland

About Montessori of Cleveland

For more than a decade now the Montessori School of Cleveland has been about building great people, not about checking off standards and assigning superficial grades. Our proven way of developing children to be purposeful individuals is now being elevated even higher: our love and expertise in instilling values, introducing, sharpening and honing life skills, and delivering academics beyond the common core builds your individual child to his/her fullest potential - because your child is everything BUT common.

Independence In The Montessori Classroom

I think this article (http://montessoriguide.org/help-me-to-help-myself/) paints a perfect picture of independence in the Montessori classroom. To have independence means to be self-sufficient and to not be easily influenced by others around you. The Montessori classroom supports independence in a variety of ways. One way is through the many practical life lessons that are offered to […]

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Montessori Elementary Program

http://www.beyondmontessori.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Joyful-Scholars-Montessori-for-the-Elementary-Years.pdf

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Hands On Learning

When other students sit at a desk to “learn” on 2-dimensional worksheet, the students at Montessori in Cleveland discover hands on:

http://clevelandbanner.com/stories/montessori-kinder-muralproject-is-tribute-to-music,5083

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What Sets Montessori Elementary Apart?

Isn’t Montessori just for preschoolers? Wouldn’t my child be better off in a “traditional” elementary program? When will Math class begin? Where are the textbooks and worksheets? Why is the teacher just observing and not lecturing? I found this article to be a helpful response to parents wondering about Montessori for elementary aged children. Read […]

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Music In Montessori

Music in Montessori is the first in a series of lovely, easy to read posts about Music and Montessori. This article touches on just a few of the enormous benefits of music education. If you are at all interested, I encourage you to read all seven. This should give a good idea of what I […]

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Number Rods

First Montessori school in the USA: Children and Teacher working on the number rods (aka red and blue rods) in the year 1912:
http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/erste-montessori-schule-in-den-usa-kinder-und-lehrerin-beim-news-photo/542393731

A staple Montessori didactic material, that has been around for over 100 years and to this day it is a very valid piece of learning: introduction to quantity 1-10 and their corresponding number […]

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Montessori Peace Education

I found this article to be a helpful overview of the Montessori Peace Education. Peace Education is far more than just discussing peace and requiring peaceful actions in the classroom, it is living an intentional, peace-filled life before our children. This approach is an inspiring challenge to all those who would “wish” for world peace. […]

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