Q: How many students and teachers are in each Primary Montessori Class?
A: Each Montessori class consists of 30 students and 4 teachers.
Q: How is the Spanish Montessori Class staffed?
A: Our Spanish Montessori Program has a class of its own with a Lead Montessori Teacher, a bilingual Montessori Assistant, a Spanish Language Instructor, and a Teaching Assistant or an additional Foreign Language Instructor.
Q: How is the French & Italian Montessori Class staffed?
A: Our French and Italian Programs share a class of 30 students with a Lead Montessori Teacher, a Bilingual Montessori Assistant, a French Language Instructor, and an Italian Language Instructor.
Q: How do the children spend their day in the Primary Montessori Class?
A: The children are completely immersed in the Montessori lessons designed for their individual learning abilities. They will have the opportunity to choose age and skill appropriate lessons from each of the four basic Montessori areas, which include practical life and sensorial (spooning, pouring, sorting, individual dressing frames, preparing their environment, etc.), mathematics (numbers, sequencing, addition, subtraction, etc.), language (phonetics, reading, writing, matching, etc.), and science/social studies (shapes, size, relationships, manners, etc.).
Q: Do the children work alone?
A: At any time a child may be working one-on-one with a teacher, individually, with a friend or two, or in a group with a teacher.