Category Archives: Montessori Education

Benefits of Early Education With Montessori

When children are young, they are learning sponges. Every new experience, every word they learn, every behavior they adopt, is an investment in a more constructive future. They learn from everything they hear, smell, see, taste, smell, and feel; everyone they interact (talk, play, laugh) with; and everywhere they go. You can never have a…

Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions

1) How Would You Describe A Montessori School of Downtown Student? A Montessori School of Downtown & Shipra student is a student with infinite potential that has an inquisitive mind. That is, each child brings their own unique individuality for which we encourage to the maximum. Based on the teaching of Maria Montessori to let…

Motivation Is Possible

Some kids enjoy going to school, consistently receive high grades, and are even self-motivated when it comes to homework and learning beyond what is taught in school. Others may appear disinterested and may seem to lack focus. The majority of students fall somewhere in between. Unless your child is clearly motivated, you may as a…

What Lies Beneath Behavior?

Every novelist, psychologist, anthropologist, and your Aunt Jane has wanted to know this. What motivates people and what’s going on when their behavior is irritating or just plain doesn’t make sense? At MSODT, we encourage adults to look beneath the behavior of children and to understand ‘behavior as a communication.’ It may be that the…

The Up’s & Downs Of The Social Aspect Of Elementary School

Growing up can be a challenge. For many children, that may include name-calling or teasing. But Montessori School of Downtown knows there is another way. The period from approximate age six to twelve (or what Dr. Montessori referred to as the “the second plane of development”) is a time when children are keenly interested in…