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Minnesota Montessori Accelerated Learning Center
4194 Pilot Knob Rd • Eagan,  MN 55123 • (651) 686-7984
3150 Eagle Creek Blvd • Shakopee, MN 55379 • (952) 402-0303

PHILOSOPHY

"The most important period of life is… the period from birth to the age of six," said Dr. Montessori, "for that is the time when a person's intelligence itself is being formed." If the child's experiences during these years are limited, the most impressionable years are lost forever.

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METHOD

Montessori is a philosophy and method of education which emphasizes the potential of the young child and which develops this potential by utilizing specially trained teachers and specially designed teaching materials.

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ENVIRONMENT

Effective learning takes place best in an environment that allows the child the freedom to make discoveries while providing ground rules and programmed materials which allow a child to move from hands on concrete manipulation to abstract mastery.

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MATERIALS

The Montessori classroom offers over 500 unique self-teaching materials. These materials accommodate many levels of ability.

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Traditional vs. Montessori Method