Summer at Joyous Montessori
Summer is here, and while most public schools are out, Joyous Montessori never stops working hard to give their students the best educational experiences possible. During the school year we focus on academics, including early arithmetic and beginning writing skills. During the summer, however, we like to branch out a little bit and offer programming that gives…Read More
What Makes Joyous Montessori Different From Other Caregivers in our Area?
What Makes Joyous Montessori Different From Other Caregivers in our Area? At Joyous Montessori – Keller, we don’t just care for your children – we educate them. Our Montessori curriculum is filled with academic content, fostering skills that will last a lifetime. We have daily focus on mathematics and language arts, and we include enrichment classes featuring…Read More
Knobless Cylinders and the Trinomial Cube
Exciting things are happening at Joyous Montessori! This month, we are studying the planet Mars, President Thomas Jefferson, the continent of North America, and the life cycle of a butterfly. We are also working intensely with many Montessori tools, including the two I will describe below. The Trinomial Cube Students who have mastered the binomial…Read More
Materials Used in the Montessori Method
Teachers of Montessori have many different sets of manipulative objects that help children understand abstract concepts by handling tangible objects. Children use their five senses to comprehend the world around them. Each month at Joyous Montessori we send out a calendar showcasing which Montessori materials we are using for that month’s curriculum. Here are some…Read More
The Sensory Principle: The Next Step in Montessori Excellence
Maria Montessori believed in each child’s ability to reach his full potential in his own time if given the opportunity and an environment in which to develop naturally. The second principle of Montessori Curriculum is the sensorial aspect. The five senses – seeing, hearing, touching, smelling and tasting – are natural processes, beginning at birth,…Read More
The Montessori Program: Practical Life
At the beginning of a child’s life, it is extremely important to begin the formation of skills and thinking, for their future. Exercises that emphasize a child being allowed to experience things that will be useful throughout their lives, is a just a normal part of the thinking for those of us, guiding children through…Read More
What Makes Joyous Montessori Schools Unique?
The Montessori Educational system is a unique concept that has become more and more recognized across the country over the years. As Montessori is unique, so are different Montessori Schools. Joyous Montessori believes in a “one to one” approach. Our commitment to the Montessori philosophy, along with our passion for caring for and loving the…Read More
What is the Montessori Approach?
As your child begins to grow up, there comes a point where you must make a pinnacle decision: — What school will you choose? A school should not only be an educational zone, but also a safe haven for developmental growth. It should encompass a combination of learning opportunities as well as the chance for…Read More
What is the Montessori Curriculum?
What is the Montessori Curriculum ? It is a learning experience, based on children making independent choices. The theory suggests, by allowing children to choose the activities they would like to work on and learn through, they will be more interested and able to gain valuable skills for the future. If children feel positive reinforcement…Read More
The 4 Instructive Techniques Of Montessori
Summary: The Montessori Method is a different approach to education which underscores dynamic learning, autonomy, collaboration, and learning in sync, with every child engaging unique pace of improvement. Originator: Maria Montessori (1870-1952), Italian educator and doctor. The Montessori Method is a method of training, which stresses uniqueness and freedom in learning. Youngsters are viewed as…Read More