Recent News

23 Nov 2015

Montessori vs Mainstream - discussing the cultural differences

Montessori vs Mainstream - discussing the cultural differences

A brief look at the cultural differences between Montessori and mainstream schooling. Montessori East Primary & Pre-School is child centred and the child is truly leading their learning versus being in a controlling environment. A culture of performance is intrinsic to mainstream schools.

Read more
Author: Admin
0 Comments

10 Nov 2015

Music in the Montessori Classroom

Music in the Montessori Classroom

How is music taught in the Montessori classrooms?  This post gives and overview of the Montessori music curriculum.

Read more
Author: Admin
0 Comments

31 Aug 2015

Concentration: How we develop concentration in young children & home tips

Concentration: How we develop concentration in young children & home tips

Concentration gives us peace and enables us to be fully present with our task at hand. It's a very important skill to learn that we aim to foster through our classroom set up.  This guide can also help foster concentration at home in children.

Read more
Author: Admin
0 Comments

3 Aug 2015

Fostering independence

Fostering independence

In the beginning it’s doing simple things on their own. Slowly children gain skills and confidence so that their little inner voice says “I am capable” and “I am trusted to do things".

Read more
Author: Admin
0 Comments

28 Oct 2014

Reading aloud to children is critical to literacy

Reading aloud to children is critical to literacy

Reading aloud to children is one of the most important things you can do with your child. It's a myth that Montessori schools don't set homework - reading aloud to your child is so important to improving literacy and should be done daily.

Read more
Author: Admin
0 Comments
First 1 2 3 4