OUR CURRICULUM

Overview of our Circle Time (All Ages)


At Tas Montessori School we begin Circle Time promptly at 8:30 a.m. in order to capture the attention of the children when their mind is fresh and ready for the day. Circle Time is important for many reasons, but in a Montessori Classroom this part of our day is an even more valuable time for the children and the guides alike to come together to greet one another and encourage group participation.


Overview of our Toddler Program (18 mths - 3 years)


At Tas Montessori, our Toddler program provides young children a stimulating environment where young children develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally while promoting grace and courtesy. Toddlers are introduced to the Montessori Method and materials and are given lessons in practical life, sensorial life, simple math and language development.


Overview of our Primary Program (3 years - 6 years)


At Tas Montessori School, our program runs parallel to child’s kindergarten year and covers concepts for beyond kindergarten level. Children in our primary program work with hands-on- materials enabling them to explore advance concepts which allow them to fully discover their abilities.


Overview of our Elementary Program (6 years - 9 years)


At Tas Montessori School, our elementary classroom encompass all five of the Montessori areas tailored to a curriculum that will reach 3rd grade levels. Additionally, the program will incorporate advanced concepts once the basics have been mastered. Using Montessori materials, the elementary program will build on language, math, history, geography and science concepts. The Elementary lessons and materials are multi-sensory, serving to ignite the imagination and curiosity of the students.


 



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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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