Why Montessori?

Montessori is an educational approach developed by Maria Montessori that emphasizes individualized learning and the development of a child’s own interests and abilities. Some potential benefits of Montessori education include:

1) Fosters critical thinking and problem-solving skills: Montessori classrooms often include a variety of materials and activities that encourage children to think critically and solve problems on their own.

2) Encourages independence and self-motivation: Montessori classrooms are designed to allow children to explore and learn at their own pace, which can help them develop independence and self-motivation.

3) Develops social skills and collaboration: In a Montessori classroom, children often work in small groups or with a partner, which can help them develop social skills and learn to collaborate with others.

4) Promotes creativity and imagination: Montessori classrooms often have a wide range of materials and activities available, which can encourage children to be creative and use their imaginations.

5) Encourages respect for others: Montessori classrooms often have a strong focus on respect for self and others, which can help children develop positive relationships with their classmates and teachers.

Overall, Montessori education can help children develop a love of learning, independence, critical thinking skills, and respect for others.

Ivy League Kids Montessori is a school in Mokena, IL for ages 3-6. Now enrolling students for the fall. Learn more or schedule a tour by calling 815-464-1265.