The E-1 Classroom: A multiage setting for children age 6 - 9

The Elementary One Classroom (E-1) provides rich curriculum in the areas of traditional Montessori education: botany, zoology, social studies, astronomy, geography, geometry, language, and mathematics. In addition, handwriting is taught using the curriculum "Handwriting Without Tears" as is keyboarding through word processing exercises. Reading is taught and celebrated through studies of literature genres. Creative and functional writing are integrated across the curriculum.

Children are presented with short lessons each day and are provided with guidance as they learn to manage their time and learning. The children participate in a morning meeting then are provided an uninterrupted three-hour work period. The environment facilitates attention, organization, individualized learning, and independence.

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