The Montessori Classroom, is divided into several key areas at the Montessori Academy of Anaheim;
Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Math and areas for art, music, geography and science, based on the research and findings of Dr. Maria Montessori.
The Montessori Method is an integrated thematic approach that ties the separate disciplines together into studies of the physical universe, the world of nature, and the human experience. In this way, one lesson leads to many others.
Each lesson isolates one concept or skill that has been specially designed in a way that children are naturally drawn to become absorbed in a lesson with little or no nudging from adults. Each material has also been designed so that a child can normally check his own work; we call this “control of error.” The intention of the materials is not to keep the children dependent on these artificial learning aids forever; they are used as tools to help children work and learn at their own pace, to see abstract ideas presented in a very concrete, three-dimensional way, and to help them grasp and understand what they are working on.
Montessori students learn not to be afraid of making mistakes. They quickly find that few things in life come easily, and they can try again without fear of embarrassment.
At Montessori Academy of Anaheim, children will be introduced to history and geography as early as age 18 months, through books, songs and manipulatives. As the kids begins to master skills they....More
Language development is a concern of the entire Montessori classroom. Many activities in other areas foster vocabulary development, communication skills, writing and reading readiness.In the......More
Mathematics skills of early childhood education is important. The central purpose of the Math materials in the early years is to lay the foundation for later cognitive development and to prepare.....More
Child care and kids activities in Montessori Academy of Anaheim, Dr. Montessori saw the senses as the “ keys to the universe ” She considered sensory and manipulation not only an aid to the develo...More
This area of the Montessori Academy of Anaheim’s curriculum is designed to invite the young learner to act and work on real life tasks (spooning, tonging, sweeping, etc.) that foster independence....More