Berwyn, IL 60402
6907 W. Roosevelt Road.
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Serving ages 3 - 6
Lectura Montessori School
6907 West Roosevelt Road
Berwyn, IL 60402
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.lecturamontessorischool.com
Mission: The Montessori Approach: Curriculum:
Our mission is to provide children with experien- The Montessori Method is based on the child’s Our curriculum program includes these
ces that lay a foundation for learning through tendencies to; explore, become independent components:
the Montessori framework. and to make decisions. The classroom environ-
ment allows opportunites for this to happen. It is Practical Life/Everyday Living
Our program encourages children to learn what prepared with materials that are arranged Goal: To help children care for themselves and their
they are ready to learn. No pressure is placed according to specific subject areas by the environment.
on the children to work at a faster pace than teacher.
what is comfortable for them. At the same time, Sensorial
they are encouraged to do their best work. Children are free to move around the room to Goal: To refine sensory experiences and their
choose work pursuing their interests. Through abilty to observe, compare, discriminate (visual,
Children grow at a unique pace and have repetitive engagement with the materials auditory, tactile, gustatory, and olfactory), reason,
unique interests and we respect both. Their children develop self-control, abstract ideas decide and problem solve.
individual development is followed. Above all from their experiences, and perfect and master
the goal for our children is that they learn to concepts and ideas. Mixed-age classes Language
love to learn. promote collaborative learning and encourage Goal: To develop reading and writing readiness that
the development of a strong community. lead to reading and writing in English and Spanish
We will also challenge ourselves to:
(auditory, visual, and fine motor preparation, whole
language and phonics).
- Develop pre-reading and reading skills for
school readiness upon entering first grade in
English and Spanish Math
Goal: To develop exactness, concreteness, logic,
- Develop emotional growth, physical reasoning, problem solving and decision making.
coordination, and cognitive preparation Children progress from a concrete to an abstract
Programs: understanding of quantities and symbols.
- Help build self-confidence, self-esteem and
- Preschool/Kindergarten (Ages 3 - 6) Science
Goal: To develop active scientfic investigation,
- AM Extened Day Program (7:00am - 8:00am) experimentation and discovery.
- Develop and refine sensory motor skills
- Full - Day Program (8:00am - 3:00pm) Social Studies/Geography
- Observe, and record observations to encour-
age children to move in sequential order within Goal: To learn about the physical and cultural world
- PM Extendend Day Program (3:00pm - 6:00pm) and to appreciate its diversity.
- Extensive Reading Program in English and Art
- Encourage creativity
Spanish Goal: To develop visual creativity of children through
- Provide a framework of discipline and peace exploration of various art media.
education in which children will have opportu-
Music, Art, and other enrichment programs Music and Movement
nities to develop social skills including grace
integrated into the primary curriculm. Other Goal: To distinguish rhythm, pitch, timbre, intensity,
extracurricular activities are offered throughout form, cultural origination of music and fine and
the year. gross motor skills.
- Develop ability to identify prompt order, coor-
dination, concentration and independence
- Weekend Skill Enhancement Tutoring (SET) Private Piano Lessons
- Develop respect for themselves, others and All piano lessons are scheduled and proformed
for their envoirment at Lectura Montessori School. Lessons are
taught by an outside musical consultant.
Please visit www.lecturamontessorischool.com
for more information about our programs.