What is Montessori???

To get a feel for what Montessori is all about, there’s nothing like seeing it in action! The videos below feature students from a range of Montessori schools; we invite you to “step inside” and see what the excitement is all about. You’ll also hear unique perspectives from Montessori advocates and other notables.

The Montessori Method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood. Dr. Montessori’s Method has been time tested, with over 100 years of success in diverse cultures throughout the world.

It is a view of the child as one who is naturally eager for knowledge and capable of initiating learning in a supportive, thoughtfully prepared learning environment. It is an approach that values the human spirit and the development of the whole child—physical, social, emotional, cognitive

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