Safekids Montessori House of Children

AMI Montessori Method: Traditional Method:
  1. Emphasis is on cognitive and social development
  2. Teacher has unobtrusive roles in classroom
  3. Environment and method encourage self-discipline
  4. Mainly individual instruction
  5. Mixed age grouping
  6. Grouping encourages children to teach and help each other
  7. Child chooses own work
  8. Child discovers own concept from self-teaching materials
  9. Child works as long as he wishes on chosen project
  10. Child sets own learning pace
  11. Child spots own error from feedback of material
  12. Child reinforces own learning by repetition of work and internal feelings of success
  13. Multi-sensory materials for physical exploration
  14. Organized program for learning care of self and environment
  15. Child can work where he chooses, move around and talk at will (yet not disturb the work of others); group work is voluntary
  16. Organized program for parents to understand the Montessori philosophy and participate in the learning process
  1. Emphasis is on social development
  2. Teacher is the center of classroom as “controller”
  3. Teacher is primary enforcer of discipline
  4. Group and individual instruction
  5. Same age grouping
  6. Most teaching is done by the teacher
  7. Curriculum is structured for the child
  8. Child is guided to the concepts by the teacher
  9. Child is generally allotted specific time for work
  10. Instruction pave is usually set by group norm
  11. If work is corrected, errors usually pointed out by the teacher
  12. Learning is reinforced externally by repetition and rewards
  13. Fewer materials for sensory development
  14. Less emphasis of self-care instruction
  15. Child is usually assigned own chair; encouraged to participate, sit still and listen during group sessions
  16. Voluntary parent involvement
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Sinharamulla, Kelaniya
Sri Lanka
phone 0777357035
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