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Pillars of Montessori

At Daycroft, we are committed to creating school and classroom environments
inspired by Montessori principles that:


• provide uninterrupted work periods with deep learning cycles
• create flexible, dynamic classrooms that foster creativity, inspiration and engagement
• maintain a peaceful and ordered environment that blends freedom of choice with personal responsibility
• maximize access to the outside world and nature
• utilize thoughtfully designed materials that nurture respectful use, independent exploration and focused learning

At Daycroft, we are committed to a
Montessori-inspired learning
approach that:

• provides student-centered support with individualized academic and social-emotional learning
• inspires intrinsic motivation, perseverance and a love of learning to utilize hands-on materials
• fosters independent learning through dynamic, experiential methods
• celebrates and encourages multiple intelligences and varied learning styles
• gives space and time for personal reflection

At Daycroft, we are committed to fostering human relationships that:

• are rooted in mutual respect for all members of the community
• exemplify dynamic interactions through multi-age classrooms
• encourage home and school engagement and partnerships
• allow each student to develop self awareness, self-acceptance and self-esteem
• emphasize peace, empathy and global citizenship