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A Montessori Classroom

Some Key Statements That Could Be Said Of
A Montessori Classroom

  • The teacher pupil ratio is about 1 to 10.
  • The teacher has an unobtrusive role in the classroom.
  • The environment and method encourage self-discipline.
  • The instruction is mainly individual one-to-one.
  • There is a mixed-age grouping which encourages children to teach and help each other.
  • The children choose their own work and set their own learning pace.
  • The child discovers concepts from self-teaching materials and is allowed to work as long as he/she wishes on a chosen project.
  • The child discovers errors from the materials, which are self-correcting.
  • The teacher recognizes each child's "sensitive" periods.
  • The child can work where he/she chooses, move around and talk at will, yet not disturb others.
  • Multi-sensory materials for physical exploration are available.
  • The child reinforces his/her own learning by repetition of work and interal feelings of success.
Information from Montessori Educational Practices
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