The Montessori Method of teaching was founded by Maria Montessori, Italy’s first female doctor nearly 120 years ago. And, at La Jolla Montessori School, the focus is the same today as it was in 1900. Montessori is a child-centered environment where students are provided with a child-size space with child-size tools to discover knowledge through concepts, lessons, and materials.
At this independent learning preschool, her philosophies about how to teach children incorporate these elements:
The Montessori Method of teaching is wholly based on children being treated with respect while being laser-focused on each child’s individualized academic, intellectual, social, and emotional development. At La Jolla Montessori School, Maria Montessori’s philosophies are followed. The overall result of your child’s education: a ‘whole child’ who is smart, confident, good with others, and capable of seeing others as they see themselves.
La Jolla Montessori School is a private preschool in La Jolla located at 8745 La Jolla Scenic Drive North near I-5 at La Jolla Village Drive. To read more about the tools our Montessori teachers use to build your children’s skills, go here. Interested in touring our school? Take a virtual tour or book an in-person tour today!