:  Montessori Pedagogical Standards


  • Each classroom is staffed by a Montessori trained guide from an accredited training organization (AMS or AMI).



  • Each classroom includes a sufficient number of students to create a vibrant community of independent learners.



  • Each classroom contains the full complement of Montessori didactic materials appropriate to the level.



  • Each classroom is organized into mixed age groups based on stages of development to encourage collaborative learning.



  • Each classroom schedule includes uninterrupted work periods during which students engage in independent learning.



  • Each classroom is characterized by an atmosphere of respect for purposeful work and joyful learning.



  • Each classroom and the school community as a whole consciously commits to modeling grace and courtesy.



  • Each classroom and the school community as a whole engage in responsible practices that steward the natural world.

Woodland Montessori School 1350 Peach Grove Av.

Harrisonburg VA, 22801 info@wmsh.org  540-432-6111

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