Montessori Education
4102 West Chester Pike
Newton Square, PA 19073
What Parents Can Look For In The Child
Attending The Montessori School
Look for the presence, absence and growth of your child in the following areas:
  1. Exercise of free choice
    • spontaneous or has to be invited
    • able to choose by self
  2. Interest in work
    • attention span-begins to lengthen
    • care in detail
    • sequence and orderliness
  3. Control and Coordination
    • handling of material
    • muscle coordination
    • hand and eye coordination
    • precision-working
  4. Concentration
    • stays at work till end
    • repetition
  5. Independence
    • can work well alone
    • need teacher�s help at times
  6. Tidying Up
    • puts materials back
    • helps keep environment in good order
  7. Achievement
    • presentation (1st period)
    • practice (2nd period)
    • knowledge (3rd period)
  8. Social Relationships
    • respect, cooperation, helpfulness
All of these contributions come to your child from a Montessori environment. The teachers make a prepared environment from a carefully planned curriculum. This environment (classroom), has many areas of interest available: practical life, sensorial, language, mathematics, science, geography, social studies, computers, art, large motor activity, Spanish, sign language, etc.