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Montessori Academy's vision is that each student
will become an independent, confident, motivated learner, and a responsible community member as a result of the dynamic partnership between
students, parents, and teachers.
This partnership within the exceptional Montessori environment, while developing these characteristics, enables each student to become a life-long learner.
Dr. Montessori's Planes of Development
The Absorption and Sensitivity plane of development (3-6 year olds)
She described the three to six year old child as having:
The intellectual plane of development (6-14 year olds)
The student's approach to the Montessori materials in the 6-9 and 9-14 classrooms is intellectual. Because he wants to study the process intellectually, he studies the new Montessori material. He recognizes that order is built into the exercise, that the concept follows the previous exercise, is eager to do it and to "move on" to the next exercise, thereby promoting the "love to learn" that our Montessori students gain from our environment. He is:
The adolescent plane of development (12 - 18 year olds)
Students in the adolescent plane are in a physical state of metamorphosis and are: