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Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Dr. Maria Montessori

Parenting Resources

Learn more about the Montessori curriculum, our Dual-Language programme, and IMS with our collection of in-depth articles and blogs! This section contains informative articles about all the aspects of Montessori and how they apply to each programme ranging from ages 0-12. Click through the sections for in-depth articles about everything Montessori! These resources answer questions like “why do our classrooms have three year mixed-age structures?”, “how do I support a Montessori education at home?”, and “how does Montessori intrinsically motivate children?” and much more!
  • Parent Education (Birth - 3)
    How do I set up my home to help my child - from birth? To become independent at home? How do Foundation Groups help? What sorts of things will my child be learning and how can this structure support their socio-emotional development?
  • Parent Education (3 - 6)
    As my child becomes more capable, how can I give more responsibility at home? How does the Casa dei Bambini support motivated learning? What's so important about learning by doing? Peer-to-peer learning? And how does Montessori teach Reading and Mathematics?
  • Parent Education (6 - 12)
    As my child begins to veiw the world more abstractly, what will the curriculum emphasise to encourage creativity, motivation, and a love of life-long learning? What's so special about learning in small, multi-age groups? How do you monitor results?
  • What is Montessori?
    What is Montessori and how can it help my child? How does an authentic Montessori environment build skills that increase success rates in later life? What's so special about the Montessori materials? Why is Multisensory learning using chosen materials so important?
  • Chinese Curriculum
    What are the benefits of early bilingualism? How do I support my child's developing language skills from birth? When should my child be able to read and write in Chinese? How is my child immersed in a dual-language Montessori environemnt at IMS?
  • Academic Papers
    What are the primary sources of cognitive and behavioural research that support Maria Montessori's pedagogy? What emporical data supports the benefits of Montessori? What does the research show about peer-to-peer learning? Mixed age classroom? Montessori and Executive Functions?

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Grace & Courtesy

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Practical Life

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Mathematics

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Language

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Science And Culture

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Sensorial

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Dual-Language in the Classroom

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Chemistry, Biology & Physics

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History & Geography

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Language: English & Chinese

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Mathematics

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Enrichment

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Motivated Learning

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Motivated Learning

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Music

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I.T.

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Visual Arts

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Montessori & 21st Century Skills

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Montessori Teacher

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Prepared Environment

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Mixed-Aged Classes

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Commitment to Chinese

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Ongoing Professional Development

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Developmentally Appropriate

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Speak, Write And Read in Chinese

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Chinese in the Early Years

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Chinese STEAM in Elementary

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Benefits Of Bilingualism

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Dr. Montessori anticipated modern science in seeing the importance of deep concentration and the development of the executive functions.

Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius