Montessori is a perspective about the child, that recognizes that he is eager to learn and that in fact, he has the capacity to initiate learning when he is able to experience an environment that is stimulating, supportive and carefully prepared to foster such learning.
Montessori is an approach that seeks to develop the whole personality and the human spirit of the child, making optimum use of the sensitive periods and planes of development.
Montessori is child-centered and was based on scientific observations from birth to adulthood. It has an impressive track record of success in a variety of cultures, and across time.
Montessori, above all, values the human spirit and fosters the emotional, physical, social and cognitive development of the child.