Montessori Educational Centers offers authentic Montessori curriculum and holistic care for children from 6 weeks to 12 years of age at convenient locations throughout the Omaha metropolitan area.
Mid-America Montessori Teacher Training Institute offers accredited teacher training for those aspiring to become Montessori teachers for children from 0 – 12 years of age.
Q: Montessori …what is it?
A: Montessori is a philosophy of education with the belief that each child learns within a social, emotional, physical and cognitive environment which supports and respects each individual’s unique development.
Q: What is the goal of Montessori education?
A: To help each child reach their fullest potential in all areas of life.
Q: Is Montessori for all children?
A: Yes. The whole self-directed, deliberately prepared learning environment and its constructive social climate supports each learner’s unique development.
Q: What are the advantages of a Montessori education vs. other approaches to education?
A: A Montessori education:
- Helps each child learn to make choices, manage time and think for oneself
- Allows the child to further progress and explore concrete concepts in depth
- Supports young people in developing into the adults that they someday will become
Q: Following Montessori education, will my child be able to transition into other educational settings?
A: Transitions into other educational settings are typically smooth as Montessori children have been allowed to develop self-confidence and know who they are. They usually become the leaders of the classroom.