TMS CURRICULUM

Tas Montessori programs provides a stimulating environment where children of all age groups develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally while promoting grace and courtesy.

Circle Time

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Circle Time

Due to the independent learning method of Montessori, the children are not placed in a uniform classroom where they are learning the same basic concepts they need to advance onto different levels of learning. The guide works with the children individually during work time, however Circle Time allows for the entire class to come together in one area to go over basic concepts and lessons that would take some time to address on an individual basis.   The concepts that are emphasized during this time are the basics: Daily Greetings Manners Calendar including days of the week and months of the year Numbers Seasons Shapes and...

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Toddlers (18 Months – 3 Years)

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Toddlers (18 Months – 3 Years)

Sensorial Life: Dr. Maria Montessori believed that, "In order to develop his mind a child must have objects in his environment which he can hear and see. Since he must develop himself through his movements, through the work of his hands, he has need of objects with which he can work that provide motivation for his activity." The purpose of Sensorial Life at Tas Montessori School is to help each child discover the difference between height, length, weight, colors, sounds, smells, shapes and textures through hands-on materials. They develop an understanding of terms such as bigger, smaller, lighter, darker, louder, etc. Sensorial activities include but are not...

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Primary (3 Years – 6 Years)

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Primary (3 Years – 6 Years)

Practical Life: According to Maria Montessori, a child’s inner need is, “Help me do it myself.” The purpose of practical life is to provide children with activities to help them gain coordination and concentration, They will gain respect for their their environment as well as love and respect for others, responsibility and other characteristics that will serve them well throughout their lives. Exercises such as the dressing frames will help children learn how to practice zipping, buttoning, tying, buckling, etc. which will also assist them with the development of their fine motor skills. Other exercises such as cleaning, pouring, dusting, wiping tables...

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Elementary (6 Years – 9 Years)

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Elementary (6 Years – 9 Years)

Mathematics: Students in this area will grasp abstract reasoning and will be able to fully understand and apply difficult mathematical concepts in accordance with their level of reasoning. Students will work with advanced place value, learning to add and subtract two and three digit numbers. Students will also work with multiplication, and begin memorization of their multiplication tables using charts and bead boards. Students will begin to work with division boards. Furthermore, students will also begin to grasp concepts of the metric system as well as telling time and writing out both concepts properly. Additionally, students will learn advanced concepts of currency...

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