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MONTESSORI - A Different Kind of Classroom

What looks different in a Montessori classroom

It is an environment rather than a classroom especially prepared for the children.
The environment is child led rather than teacher led.
The teacher acts as a guide.
The environment is broken up into different areas Practical life, Sensorial, Math, Language, and Catechesis.
The environment is visually calming rather than over stimulating.

The children are using quiet voices and walking feet.
The children are working independently with materials they have been introduced to.
The children clean up after themselves.
The children prepare their own snack someone prepares biscuits.
The children are able to work uninterrupted for up to 3 hrs.

Children could be watching, learning or teaching.
Children are experiencing self-reward.
Children are creating and designing on their own sharing ideas with other children.

Lunch is eaten at small tables set by the children with place mats, plates, and cloth napkins.
The children wash their own dishes and clean up their tables when they are finished.

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