Inside a Guidepost Montessori Classroom
The Guidepost Approach to Developing a Child's Mathematical Mind
By the end of the capstone Kindergarten year of Children’s House, a Montessori child has advanced farther in math than most would believe possible. But even more importantly, she understands, from the ground up, why and how it all works.
The Guidepost Approach to Developing Strong Readers (Who Love to Read!)
In Children’s House, the child begins studying phonics at 2.5 to 3 years old, and, by the capstone year, experiences an "explosion of literacy." She can read books, understand complex sentences, and loves to study advanced vocabulary and grammar. What are the core features of the curriculum making this unprecedented progress possible?
The Difference Between Montessori and Daycare
Weighing up child care options? Learn about the differences between Montessori schools and daycare centers, so that you can select the best arrangement for your family.
The Third Teacher
In Montessori, the classroom plays a key role in a child's learning. Montessori believed that children thrive in environments that are thoughtfully and intentionally prepared to spark curiosity and exploration. In fact, it is common in the Montessori method to reference the Environment as the Third Teacher.
The premise of The Third Teacher is that in every classroom environment there are three entities responsible for teaching and learning; the first is the teacher, the second is the student, and the third is the environment.