Montessori…It’s more than just activities!

1. Follow the child, in all things

2. Respect the child as a whole person.  Treat the child as you would be treated

3. The process is important, not the product

4. Slow down and move at the child’s pace

5. Offer meaningful choices to the child

6. Observe, then react

7. Be the change you want to see

8. Trust the child’s ability to learn and develop at their own pace

9, Give responsibility and independence to perform everyday tasks within limits

10. Protect and nourish concentration