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Montessori Method

"Scientific observation has established that education is not what the teacher gives; education is a natural process spontaneously carried out by the human individual, and is acquired not by listening to words but by experiences upon the environment. The task of the teacher becomes that of preparing a series of motives of cultural activity, spread over a specially prepared environment, and then refraining from obtrusive interference. Human teachers can only help the great work that is being done, as servants help the master. Doing so, they will be witnesses to the unfolding of the human soul and to the rising of a New Man who will not be a victim of events, but will have the clarity of vision to direct and shape the future of human society."

Dr. Maria Montessori developed the Montessori method through her extensive work with children and her keen insight and observation skills. She based her educational methods on scientific observation of children's learning processes. Guided by her discovery that children teach themselves, she designed a "prepared environment" in which children could freely choose from a number of developmentally appropriate activities. Now, nearly a century after Maria Montessori's first casa dei bambini ("children's house") in Rome, Montessori education is found all over the world, spanning ages from birth to adolescence.

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The Montessori philosophy has been a proven method of teaching for over 100 years!

What Other People Said...

"Northstar has been a great school for both our children, Jerica and Nathaniel. As I write this message, we have been at Northstar for over five years. Having been exposed to other Montessori Schools, Northstar in our experience is by far the best Monstessori School in the Mississauga area. The program offers a good balance of academics, practical learning, extra-curricluar, field visits and core values. We wish Northstar the very best as it strives to deliver excellence toward shaping the future!" - Glem & Vinitha

 

About Us

Celebrating our 20th Anniversary!

We, at Northstar Montessori, take very seriously our responsibility to guide your child through a world of discovery on the path to constructing a secure, balanced personality with an active, competent mind. The happy balance of freedom to explore and work within a prepared, orderly environment, filled with specially designed mind-engaging sensorial materials and activities, is the hallmark of the Montessori learning environment. The art of the directress is to respect the freedom of each child to forge his own unique path of learning and growth energized by his natural curiosity; but vigilant to inspire and encourage each child to take in hand a rich enough wealth of activities and experiences to ensure successful development. At Northstar Montessori, our directresses are dedicated to guiding your child in the right direction!

Northstar Montessori Private School Inc.

4900 Tomken Road
Mississauga, Ontario
CANADA L4W 1J8

Tel: 905-890-7827
Fax: 905-890-6771

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