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The Beauty of a Mixed Age Classroom

Categories: For Parents / Grace and Courtesy / Montessori in the Media / Preschool / The Montessori Difference / Theory & Curriculum

We are constantly looking for ways to share why we love our classrooms and the Montessori method.  Many times, we find ourselves saying, “You just have to see it.”  Thankfully, Montessori Guide has beautiful videos that focus on what makes Montessori education unique and wonderful.  In this short (9-minute) video, Peer-to-Peer Learning in a Primary classroom is the focus.  What do you notice about young children helping one another?  Would you, as an adult, try to help more? Or feel the urge to step in when a younger student is faced with a challenge?