Multi-Age Classrooms

November 17, 2021
Boy cleaning his desk in a multi-age classroom

The Benefits of Multi-Age Classrooms

When you enter La Jolla Montessori School (LJMS), an independent preschool and Kindergarten, you’ll see students who are younger and older but learning together in multi-age […]
January 25, 2022
Girl playing with bells in Primary Classroom at La Jolla Montessori school

Are Montessori Toys Educational Toys Or Learning Tools?

In the late 1800’s, Dr. Maria Montessori designed specific educational toys to help toddlers refine their five senses. These Montessori toys, intended to improve sight, sound, […]
February 4, 2022
Toddlers learning shapes and math at Preschool La Jolla

Are Montessori Children Led?

Most preschoolers are taught two ways: parent-to-child and teacher-to-child. But at La Jolla Montessori School, a toddler, primary and Kindergarten in La Jolla, a third form […]
May 24, 2022
Freedom and Discipline with Toddler at La Jolla Montessori School

Blending Freedom and Discipline in the Montessori Classroom

When toddlers as young as 18 months enter La Jolla Montessori School, their world—and their place in it—becomes immediately larger. This first opportunity to connect with […]
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