Mathematics - Elementary Curriculum
The mathematics curriculum allows the child to explore and discover new concepts through a "hands on" approach. Each concept is presented with materials that allow the child to experience a concept several ways:
The child works with the Montessori material to allow him or her to move towards the process of abstraction. All mathematical concepts are presented in this way, for example:
The Montessori child feels as though math is a puzzle to figure out and approaches Mathematics without hesitation. The child is given the "keys" to unlock the mysteries of the mathematical world.
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