Middle Creek Montessori offers a unique educational opportunity for elementary children based on the dynamic learning principles of Dr. Maria Montessori. Our Montessori elementary program is a rich blend of hands-on educational experiences designed to nurture and enhance the natural unfolding of your child as a whole, unique person.
Montessori Elementary Curriculum
Through careful observation and sensitivity to individual learning styles and internal timelines of development, we offer each child a stimulating academic program in an integrated course of study that includes literature, creative writing, mathematics, geometry, history, geography, botany, zoology, chemistry, art, music and physical education.
The Montessori Language Arts curriculum includes a strong empahsis on reading, writing and spelling with: phonogram study, reading, creative writing, novel reading, spelling, penmanship, dictionary skills, poetry and grammar.
Building on skills learned in preschool, the elementary curriculum teaches the four operations, geometry, fractions, time, money, and measurement.
The Montessori approach to history, geography, botany, zoology, and chemistry includes an integrated study of the earth, its formation and history, the plant and animal kingdom, geography and earth sciences. Lessons and activities are designed to teach fundamental concepts as the children discover the wonder and scope of the universe and our place in it.
Health, Nutrition and Physical Education
At Middle Creek Montessori, our students find great joy in the learning experience and learn to love to learn.