"Children need to live in a world where self-esteem is protected and encouraged, where the adventures
of life are approached with joy and readiness, where learning is always natural, developmentally
appropriate and fun!"
|Maria Montessori 1870 - 1952
Question: Why Montessori?
In short, because it works:
Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com credits his Montessori
education for much of his success. So do Larry Page and Sergey
Brin, founders of Google.com. In a Barbara Walters interview, when
asked the reason for their success, Larry Page and Sergey Brin credited their Montessori school experience,
explaining that this is where they "learned to be self-directed and self-starters." They said that Montessori allowed them to "learn to think for themselves" and
gave them the "freedom to pursue their own interests."
what is Montessori, anyway?
Montessori is not just a name or a brand, it is an educational philosophy that capitalizes on the natural way
children learn through discovery.
Nearly 100 years ago, Dr. Maria Montessori developed a
comprehensive educational approach based on her understanding of children's natural learning tendencies at
Our Montessori classrooms contain specially designed,
manipulative "materials for development" that invite children to engage in learning activities of their own
individual choice. Under the guidance of a trained Montessori teacher, children learn by making discoveries with
the materials, cultivating concentration, motivation, self-discipline, and a love of learning.
Oak Grove Montessori in Springdale, Arkansas offers an authentic Montessori education for
children between the ages of 18 months and 9 years.
Our brand new, state-of-the-art facility is located
on 9.6 acres of beautiful land, allowing us to engage children both in the classrooms and through outdoor
interactive learning opportunities. Our Springdale location is just minutes from I-540, allows us to
conveniently serve children from Fayetteville, Springdale, Lowell, Siloam Springs, Bentonville and