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Steele Montessori Academy opened in August 2017 with ages 3 to 6 year olds, and will expand to age 12 in subsequent years. SAISD developed the program in collaboration with the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector, and students are taught by trained Montessori teachers with a focus on the whole child. Students learn through hands-on experience and self-directed activity.
Montessori is based on scientific observation of children’s natural development and refined by decades of practice. Some essential Montessori characteristics:
What is Montessori?
Montessori is a comprehensive model of education which has been shown to produce superior outcomes for children of all classes and ethnicities. First developed in1907, yet relevant to 21st century demands, Montessori education is practiced in public and private schools all over the world, serving children from birth to age 18. There are more than 5,000 Montessori schools in the United States alone, of which more than 500 are public programs.
Laura Steele Montessori Academy | 722 Haggin St. | San Antonio, TX 78210 | Phone: (210) 438-6870 | Fax: (210) 228-3076
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Es norma del distrito de San Antonio no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, religión, origen nacional, sexo, identidad de género, expresión de género, orientación sexual o discapacidad, en sus programas, servicios o actividades vocacionales, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda, y las pólizas DIA, FFH, y FFI de la mesa directiva de SAISD.
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