Goals for the Elementary Montessori Classroom

Elementary Goals 2

  • To strike the imagination of the child
  • To enable children to internalize concepts by the use of concrete materials
  • To given children the joy of discovering rules for themselves
  • To allow children to learn from the logic of the materials
  • To ensure success by progressing in small steps
  • To allow independent work by the use of self-correcting materials
  • To tap into the child’s own learning style through multisensory material
  • To give the child a sense of responsibility for his/her own education
  • To interrelate subject areas
  • To teach tolerance and appreciation for our many differences
  • To teach, through history, the importance of each of our lives
  • To teach children the skills to solve social problems for a win/win solution