“We cannot know the consequences of suppressing a child’s spontaneity when he is just beginning to be active…That humanity which is revealed in all its intellectual splendor during the sweet and tender age of childhood should be respected with a kind of religious veneration. It is like the sun which appears at dawn or a flower just beginning to bloom. Education cannot be effective unless it helps a child to open up himself to life” ~ Dr. Maria Montessori
When searching for a Montessori preschool in Fairview NJ, Small World Montessori is an excellent education alternative that will ensure your children are primed for scholastic success. Sending your child to preschool is an emotional experience. Deciding which preschool to send them to can be a difficult and challenging process. When you are making this vital decision, make sure you remember to consider Montessori schools. A Montessori school, like Small World Montessori is a private preschool which fosters independence and real world skills that will help your child to grow and evolve.
If you have already been trying to find a school for your child, you may believe a Montessori school in Fairview NJ is only a trend. Actually, these preschools aren’t merely trends. Educators are often going to jump from one trend to another fairly quickly, and when districts and schools discover that there is a new math or reading program out there they wind up wasting a lot of money. An environment for the child to grow and learn in that’s confusing and unstable is often the result. Montessori schools don’t flip flop in this manner however. This is because they do not need to. Whatever country it’s taught in or the student’s socio economic status, the effectiveness of Montessori schools has been demonstrated. The philosophy that Maria Montessori developed many years ago still works for children in the present day. The tools and knowledge utilized by Montessori private schools have been around for centuries. They’re still used today as a result of how well they work.
You may be curious what a Montessori private preschool in Fairview NJ is all about if you’re trying to make the best selection for your child. Italian educator and philosopher, in addition to being a humanitarian and physician, Dr. Maria Montessori began this type of education, which dates back to 1907. As part of her method, she concentrated on the fact that a key factor to success is self directed learning. She was additionally careful to stress that physical activity was essential for much more than simply exercise. It is additionally essential for the child’s education as a whole. Learning abstract concepts is easier for young students when physical activity is correctly incorporated into their day. This can also provide the advantage of teaching them skills which are practical. A vital variable as it pertains to Montessori education is environment. The idea is that the child should not be forced to adapt to an environment that’s less than ideal for their education, but instead teachers should work hard to supply an environment that is going to suit the child’s learning and development. This method of education spread throughout many areas of the world as Dr. Montessori traveled and instructed others on how to best instruct children, and now it is more popular than ever. Call us at Small World Montessori to learn more if you’re interested in Montessori preschools in Fairview NJ and want to ensure the very best for your child.
Striving to meet your child’s requirements is always the top priority at Small World, making us the perfect choice for a private school in Fairview NJ. If they’re to really learn and achieve their full potential, proper stimulation is important for children. Conventional academic learning has its place, but it isn’t the prime focus of this kind of education. By getting to the heart of the matter as your child is developing, the skills and motivation that will lead to academic learning along with a love for learning in general will instead be addressed in a wide array of ways. When the child is fully engaged in what they are learning they’ll become better learners when they are older. A child shouldn’t be driven to learn out of genuine desire to please the teacher or complete assignments. Instead the teacher should ensure they’re stimulated correctly so they are driven to learn for the joy and pleasure of learning itself. It is essential that the child’s environment be conducive to this experience and is a strong focus of any Montessori school, especially Small World Montessori. Finding teachers which are experienced and familiar with the Montessori technique is essential. This is why you’re capable of depending on us at Small World. Not only does our director have more than 25 years of experience, but she additionally received training at a school focused on the Montessori approach. Small World Montessori has been serving the educational requirements of young children since 1987 and has been a leading choice of parents searching for a top Montessori school in Fairview NJ.
A high priority for us as a leading choice for Montessori schools in Fairview NJ is fostering independence. A Montessori school is unlike a regular public school in that everything it does is geared towards fostering your kids’ independence. A large number of things that an adult would usually do for a child the classroom will instead be prepared to allow the child to do for themselves. Children find their own motivations for learning opposed to just being dictated by a teacher. Results that are considerably better occur when their own motivation for learning is discovered as opposed to having a teacher always instructing them step by step. The pride you see in these children who are able to ‘do it themselves without asking for assistance from an adult is incredible. A Montessori preschool classroom in provides a prepared environment where kids are capable of developing independence. Materials in Montessori preschools are created to be self-correcting. Children are taught to not always need an adult to point out mistakes in their thought process, but identify it themselves. The power to ask for help when they require it is available to Montessori school students, and won’t need to have an adult tell the child when they need assistance. When this happens, the students start to understand that they’re able to do more things for themselves as a result of the intelligence and ability they develop. The outcome is a child who feels more empowered and experiences an incredible boost in confidence. You’ll see that conventional public schools systems simply can’t supply your child with the education we can.
If you’re trying to find private preschools in Fairview NJ and want to learn more about what we are all about or even take a tour, all you have got to do is contact us today.
Mrs. Robins is an outstanding teacher. She has created a structured yet nurturing environment in which young minds can thrive mentally and emotionally. All four of our children graduated from Small World Montessori and we couldn't be happier with the experience. (children attended between 1988 and 2005)
This school is a very serious place. Your child will be learning how to learn in peaceful, ordered and organized environment. But, it is much more than that. When you visit your child, you will start to feel the school's serenity come over you, and you know this is a rare find in today's turbulent world. That serenity will slowly but surely fill your child's heart. But wait, there's more to it. After a year or two you will realize this place is an extended family.
You will find that teachers and the principal deeply care about your child, as if it were their own child, niece or grandchild. You will know they actually understand your traffic jam, business difficulty, whatever. You will start to feel blessed with your luck to have found it. And, after your child leaves, it will be clear that they had the best possible start. Our two daughters sure did. Thank you Small World!!!
We are extremely pleased with the staff and with the quality of instruction that our daughter has received at Small World Montessori School (SWM) since September 2009.
My husband and I researched many preschools before selecting SWM and have been very satisfied with our decision. As a clinical early childhood social worker, I've worked with the preschool population for the past 10 years and have toured many of the Manhattan preschools with clients looking for quality preschools. This experience assisted my selection process in that I was able to determine how dedicated and knowledgeable the director and the teachers are at SWM.
The teachers at Small World Montessori are warm, caring, devoted, and most importantly very well informed about child development. They comprehend the uniqueness of each child and are very in tuned with the needs of all the children. Our daughter is provided with individual attention when required, but ultimately encouraged to become independent and confident in achieving everyday skills. Since the beginning, our daughter's teacher has been in constant communication with us about progress, concerns, and feedback on how to respond to certain situations.
My daughter is happy, socializes well with her peers, is acquiring pre-academic skills, and is much more confident since she started attending the school. She is learning at an amazing pace and comes home eager to show off what she is learning.
The facility is extremely well kept, clean, and organized which makes it very easy for the children to navigate through the materials and feel organized themselves. We are very grateful and feel very relaxed knowing that our little girl is in very good hands.
We strongly recommend this school to parents who understand that learning is a natural phenomenon that happens when children are provided with the right structure, nurture, oversight and encouragement.
Ms. Robins! Thank you for everything. You are doing such a great job and we are so happy that we found Small World last summer! I cannot express how grateful we are for everything that you do! You are one of the best teachers that I've seen in my life and I am proud to have you as Sophia's first teacher.
The performance today was amazing and it truly was one of the best things that we've seen :-)
Going to Ms. Robins' Montessori pre-school gave me an edge on school. I was enrolled there until Kindergarten, then I attended the local public schools thereafter. I could read before my other classmates and conceptualize certain mathematic models more easily. But most of all, I was well behaved - something that my teachers greatly appreciated. I excelled all throughout school with great study habits and accomplished my goals I set out to do. I ended up second in my graduating class and I am now attending the University of Pennsylvania.
If I could do it all over again, I wouldn’t change a thing. Not only did I develop a great basis for understanding how to grasp difficult concepts, but I also learned how to socialize properly too. If you ask me what I got out of my Montessori education: it primed me with an exceptional foundation that affects who I am today.
Oh yeah, and I also found my best friend of 17 years.
Small World was where I had my last tantrum. It's where I learned to function as an only-child and where I evolved into an adolescent and then an adult. Up until that afternoon of my last tantrum, the world was mine. I was a three year old creative spirit run wild.
But on that autumn day, my world changed. Suddenly everything was not about what I wanted when I wanted it. There were other people like my mom and dad who wanted things too. Even my friends wanted things. I may not have wanted to leave school and my friends that particular afternoon but there was limited time to run errands and do grocery shopping.
Ms. Robbins made it clear to me and my mother that my mother's needs should come first. For the first time it was evident that it wasn't all about me and my tyrannical post toddler dictations. There was an entire world functioning separate from myself and it was high time I joined it. 'Be Sensible. Concentrate' were The Small World mantras. To this day I am reminded of those commanding sentences and every day I still apply them to my life.
(Larisa Berger is currently a Junior at Massachusetts Institute of Technology studying computer science and creative writing.)
We are the families of Small World Montessori School’s Class of 2016. Among us, we have 18 Small World students, 7 alumni, 9 in the graduating class, 2 still attending. Why do we send all our children to Small World? Because the school is phenomenal. The teachers are all very experienced and devoted to our children. Open communications with parents are always emphasized and do not stop even if the child has graduated. We have all witnessed the differences in our children as the results from working with the staff.
One parent was once a Small World student herself. “The whole basis of my education lies with her (Mrs. Robins) and the things I learned at this school. Montessori children are not like the rest, we think outside the box, we are problem solvers, we have empathy and we love to learn.” We all agree. And even though academic skills are never emphasized, somehow the children excel academically. Most of them are at first grade level by the end of kindergarten.
The world is a complicated place and our children are at a crossroads. We know under the loving care of Small World, our children developed core values and character that will help them succeed as they venture out into the Big World. What’s more, we take comfort in knowing that our children can always come back to Small World. The school will always be a place that they can call home, a place that they can feel safe. Just ask our older kids.
We are proud, and truly feel blessed that our children belong to the Small World Montessori School’s family.