Montessori

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Does anyone send their child to a Montessori school? What has been your experience and would  you recommend it for other children.

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Suzanne -873777 1364982262

It's something I did consider for my kids but decided it wasn't for me as I prefer a more structured way of learning. I felt I would be doing my children a disservice if I sent them there as the freedom they are given to develop is counterproductive for a child's learning in the long term. I see the merits in the method, but I just don't think it works for all. I do have a friend whose child attends a Montessori school but she is borderline autistic and has other social problems. For her it's the perfect solution and she loves it. It just wasn't for me or my kids.

Carrie-Ann-873769 1365087608

Here's some food for thought comparing Montessori v traditional teaching methods ..https://sites.google.com/site/morningglorymontessori/the-montessori-method-vs-traditional-school-programs

John M Brown 1365453409

Thanks for the advice Suzanne and Carrie-Anne.

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