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Everything a Montessori parent needs to know

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What is Montessori?

Montessori is a child-led style of teaching developed by Dr Maria Montessori that has been adopted in more than 40,000 schools world-wide.

Montessori at home

Tips and guides to help you ‘bring Montessori home’ and provide a smooth transition for your child between home and school.

Montessori curriculum

The Montessori curriculum is based on specific, science-based methods developed by Maria Montessori. It includes Practical Life, Language, Reading and writing, Mathematical learning, Social skills and Art and culture.

Early Years to Senior School

Everything a Montessori parent needs to know about the application of the Montessori philosophy in the classroom – from early years right through to senior school.

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Welcome to Montessori Parents Guide. I’m a proud ‘Montessori Mum’ who lives and breathes the Montessori philosophy. But – having attended mainstream schooling myself - I understand the challenges in understanding the science behind the Montessori methods. If you're anything like me, you love Montessori and the philosophy, the beautiful classroom environments, the dedicated teaching staff and how happy your children are to go to school each day. You'd love to spend hours and hours reading all of the fascinating books about Maria Montessori and her successful teaching methods. Wouldn't it be great to find out how the Montessori method of teaching is being successfully adopted in today's world? Wouldn't it be amazing to know exactly what your child learnt today and how they learnt it and to bring that same engagement and enthusiasm for learning to your home environment? Have you got time for all that? The Ultimate Montessori Parent Guide can help. We've done all the research for you and will provide you with all the information you need. Montessori parent to Montessori parent, I understand your questions, concerns and fears. Rest assured - you have made the right decision to send your child to a Montessori school and I will explain why.

  • I'll bring you the practical tips you need. I'm in the trenches with you!

  • Current, thorough information delivered to busy, time-poor parents.

  • Learn about Montessori and feel confident you have made the best decision for your child.

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Christine O’Leary

Co-Founder and Project Manager
A proud Montessori parent to two beautiful boys, Cooper and Mitchell, and wife of Richard, I live and breathe the Montessori philosophy and want to bring you everything I’ve learned – Montessori parent to Montessori parent.

Richard O’Leary

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Richard O’Leary is a Montessori Dad who tries to be the best father he can possibly be while accepting he will always fall well short of perfect. He’s passionate about his family, writing and fruit trees.

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