Mission

“Prepare children to be good citizen and lifelong learners”

Philosophy

Mariner Montessori strives to be preschool of choice by providing learning environment suitable for children development and offering unique curriculum combined between Montessori and S.T.E.A.M concept. By providing safe, fun and stimulating learning environment, creative ways of teaching, personal hand-on attention, and top level play-based education, Mariner Montessori student can explore and develop their full potential and be prepared to be good citizen and leader for 21st century.

A combination of Montessori and S.T.E.A.M. curriculum is aimed to establish acceleration in-children's intellectual development and prepare our students with strong foundation for a lifelong learners.


We cannot create observers by saying 'observe', but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses. 

Maria Montessori


Primary Education: A Comparison of Methods

Traditional

  • Emphasis on: Social development

  • Teacher is center of classroom as “controller”

  • Teacher acts as primary enforcer of discipline

  • Group and individual instruction

  • Same age grouping

  • Most teaching done by teacher

  • Curriculum structured for child

  • Child is guided to concepts by teacher

  • Child generally allotted specific time for work

  • Instruction pace usually set by group norm

  • If work is corrected, errors usually pointed out by teacher

  • Learning is reinforced externally be repetition and rewards

  • Fewer materials for sensory development

  • Less emphasis on self-care instruction

  • Child usually assigned own chair

Montessori

  • Emphasis on: cognitive and social development

  • Techer has unobtrusive role in classroom

  • Environment & method encourage self-discipline

  • Mainly individual instruction

  • Mixed age grouping

  • Grouping encourage children to teach and help each other

  • Child choose own work

  • Child discovers own concepts from self-teaching material

  • Child works as long as he feels the need on a chosen project

  • Child sets own learning pace

  • Child spots own error from feedback of materials

  • Child reinforce own learning by repetition of work and internal feeling of success

  • Multi-sensory materials for physical exploration

  • Organized program for learning care of self & environment (polishing, cleaning the sink, etc.)

  • Child can work where he chose, move around.


We cultivate and honor children's innate love of learning as they prepare for a life of purpose, integrity, and academic accomplishment. Mariner Montessori students gain the skills and confidence to meet the challenges of self, family, community, and the world at large. We believe that the child and their needs are the central and commanding focus of the learning process.

At Mariner Montessori, we offer

●  Safe and stimulating environment that children can explore and discover, then encourage creativity and collaboration and  independent.

● Unique and innovative curriculum that challenge children to develop to their full potential with a combined Montessori and S.T.E.A.M. concept

●  Highly qualified staffs who are committed to provide personal attention and professional education to stimulate continuous improvement, growth, and achievement of every students

●  Meal and snack created by professional nutritionist

● Unity between school, family and community.