Aided by world-renowned doctor and educator Maria
Montessori, the Montessori Philosophy naturally blossomed
under her guidance. The Montessori Philosophy is not a
step-by-step, foolproof educational curriculum devised
through vigorous pedagogical training and intellectual
contemplation. Rather, the method evolved naturally and
without intention based on Maria Montessori’s observations
of mixed-age children in an optimal environment, the first
In this environment, the ideal conditions were created
which helped to bring about the development of the child.
It encouraged the children to be their own creators,
working actively on their environment to create infinite experiences. By observing their experiences, Maria Montessori came to understand the needs (sensitive periods) of each child at their particular stage of development.
Because of her observations, Maria Montessori provided material, which helped to stimulate the children and expand their experiences, thus developing the Montessori method we use today.