Our children are between the ages of three (as of December 1st) and five. The age groups are mixed in order to encourage peer-to-peer learning. The ultimate objective of our Montessori approach is to help children learn independently, retaining the curiosity, creativity and intelligence with which they were born. The classroom is considered the “children’s house.” The teachers prepare and maintain the physical, intellectual, and social/emotional environment within which the children will work and play.
The Montessori approach includes four principles:
At Escuela Cooperativa, we accomplish this through: