Our Montessori Classrooms
The Montessori system of education is named for Dr. Maria Montessori, who was both a physician and pioneer in early childhood development and education. She developed her philosophy and methods in the early 1900s in Italy, and her approach has been proven effective with literally millions of children the world over for nearly a century. Among the key Montessori principles:
The Montessori system is child-centered, designed to take full advantage of an individual child’s motivation and innate ability to learn. To learn more about Montessori, we suggest visiting these Web sites:
Johnson County Montessori Preschool has four classrooms, each with a full complement of Montessori equipment, with a teacher-to-child ratio of 1:10 or 1:12, depending on the room.