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By Sofia Coraines

Choosing an educational institution that is structured and highly professional is key for parents who are aiming to maximize their child's potential. It is easy to make mistakes in this regard and many parents are left wondering whether or not they have made the right choice or not. Here are some of the most important benefits of Montessori education that should be kept in mind for those who are looking to make a decision in this regard. 

Based On Cooperation

Cooperation is a big part of a student's life as they grow older and being able to become a constructive part of society as well. This is why this type of education system ensures cooperation is being emphasized in a manner where the child is having it drilled into them. The child is able to see the benefits of cooperation on a regular basis and thus it does not become something that is unique and different to them as they grow older and require it. 

Cooperation is a major benefit that comes along with this type of education.

Teachers Are Guides

Teachers should not be teaching in a manner where they are speaking down to their students. This can lead to negative repercussions in terms of what the child is learning and how they are doing as a whole with regards to their education. Montessori education is more about using the teachers as guides that are going to provide a bit of structure for the children rather than speaking down at them all the time.

The students are able to have more control for their own needs as required, which lets them flourish in the short and long run.

Creativity Is Encouraged

A child that is not allowed to establish their creativity is not going to be able to grow in a manner that is conducive for their success as a whole. If this is not done for them, they are going to get left behind as others push ahead. Creativity is essential and only being 'book smart' is not going to cut it and that was seen with Maria Montessori's educational theory. She felt it was critical to ensure the child was being nurtured in a manner and educated in a way where creativity was not being restricted and was instead encouraged.

The benefits that have been listed here should help present a better image of what this educational approach is all about and how it has the ability to benefit those who are looking to get the most for their child. Montessori education is all about setting the foundation for a child's future as they grow and develop. A child's development is going to go up and down numerous times, but with quality professionals in the form of teachers guiding them ahead, they will be able to prosper in a way that might not have otherwise been possible. Understand the benefits that are on offer with this approach and how it will help your child moving forward.

Accepting 2014 Top Choice Award

Accepting 2015 Top Choice Award

What Others are Saying About Us...

"We would like to express our sincerest gratitude to everyone at WMA. Jaritt has had such an amazing experience what a way to start her education! It was not easy to send our first and only child to school but we immediately felt comfortable and quickly felt at home. You know things are good when your child wants to stay for the after school program willingly, and so I've been told lunch was sometimes better than dinner! 

You've helped build the foundation for academic achievement. You should be congratulated for the innovative lessons provided. Jaritt is already reading at a grade 3 level and her math skills are so impressive. Jaritt loved learning about different cultures and really enjoyed the teaching on life cycles. 

The friendships that have been developed, and the love and care provided from everyone at WMA will be more than just memories. They have helped create the person she is today and who she will become in the future. I couldn't be more proud! 

I am sorry that our time at Westbrook Montessori has come to an end-I can't believe she is graduating and grade 1 is only a few months away! 

From the bottom of our hearts thank you everyone for such an amazing experience-you've helped us all grow!"

CCMA Accredited School:

The Canadian Council Of Montessori Administrators Accredited School

We offer a low student-teacher ratio.

Westbrook Montessori Academy
7227 Copenhagen Road
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 2C6, Canada
Phone :  (905) 826-4648