Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Waldorf, Montessori, and Bank Street Preschools

Big names still a draw for nursery school

"The selection of a nursery school can be as personal as finding a spouse, requiring of parents and teachers respect, dedication, common goals and an agreement to work together. A little love doesn't hurt, either."


I have found that Waldorf, Montessori, and Sudbury Valley schools offer a great alternative for parents who decide that homeschooling is not feasable for them. Each philosophy encourages individual child development and independence.

Parents should take the time to learn about each teaching philosophy that they are considering, as some schools advertise as "Montessori, Waldorf, etc." that do not specialize in the method.