Ealing Montessori School
Further information on how the Montessori education approach can aid parents in supporting their child’s development can be found in the following books:
Our aim is to:
Provide a secure and happy environment
Awaken curiosity and arouse interest. Develop manipulative skills.
Encourage the child to become independent and self-confident.
Develop communication skills Help the child to develop self-control.
Provide experiences suited to the developmental needs of the child.
Develop in children respect and care for others and living creatures.
Train children to be aware of safety rules and practices.
Make the transition from home to nursery school easy and happy for the child.
Prepare the child for the transition to their next school.
Allow children progress at their own pace.
Offer freedom of choice with responsibility.
Help children be responsible for themselves and the environment.
Deliver talks in grace and courtesy.
Incorporate control-of-error into lessons.
Encourage movement necessary for neuro-muscular development.
Montessori from the Start by Paula Polk Lillard and Lynn Lillard Jessen
Montessori Read & Write: A parent's guide to literacy for children by Lynne Lawrence
Montessori Play and Learn : A Parents' Guide to Purposeful Play from Two to Six by Lesley Britton
Understanding Montessori: A Guide for Parents by Maren Schmidt M. Ed, Dana Schmidt and Syd Kruse
Montessori for Parents by Dorothy C. Fisher
Montessori Words & Phonics for Kids by L'Escapadou
The Montessori Principles and Practice: A Book for Parents and Teachers by Edward Parnall Culverwell
Montessori Play and Learn: A Parent's Guide to Purposeful Play from Two to Six by Lesley Britton and Joy Starrey Turner
How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way by Tim Seldin