PILLARS OF MONTESSORI
The Montessori program at TMS is built on a well-prepared environment, quality materials that are used in each classroom, and teachers as “guides.” Together, these contribute towards the intellectual, social and emotional growth of children, and lasts a life-time.
Peace education is implicit in the Montessori curriculum. An emphasis on peace is cultivated in the classrooms by combining the actual experience of peace with hands-on peace-making skills, exercises in mindfulness and intellectual academic activities leading to the understanding of peace. Lessons in grace and courtesy, use of a Peace Table in Children’s House and conflict resolution tactics in the Elementary grades give children concrete ways to practice and model peace among themselves.
TMS serves around 145 students in Toddler (18 months) and Elementary (through sixth grade) in a diverse and international community: