The Montessori educational approach was developed by the physician Maria Montessori. The Montessori method is to let children be independent in their learning with set guidelines.
Planes of Development
The Montessori approach to education uses planes of human development. There are four distinct planes of development.
The Montessori Difference
The Montessori difference from traditional schools is different in many aspects including the need for children to learn at their own pace. Children also need to learn through all five of their senses, not just listening.