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What is Montessori Anyway?

The Montessori approach prepares children for real world experiences. The focus is not on how to memorize, recite, or even how to solve a problem, but instead how to think through, understand, and ultimately invent new questions, for tasks yet to be determined. We believe that Montessori was the only system of education adequately prepared to address the unique challenges of the twenty-first century.

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Hands-on Learning Experiences

Young children take in a tremendous amount of information from their environment with what Maria Montessori called "the absorbent mind." Our program at JMS provides enriching hands-on learning experiences with specially formulated Montessori materials for:

Mathematics

Languages

Sensorial Exploration

Practical Life

Art

Science

Geography