DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MONTESSORI
AND TRADITIONAL CLASSROOMS
The goal of both a Montessori and a traditional classroom is the same: to provide learning experiences for the child. The biggest difference lies in the kind of learning experiences each type of school provides and the method each uses to accomplish this goal.
Montessori educators believe both differences are important because they help shape what a child learns, their work habits and their future attitude about themselves and the world around them.
The most noticeable differences are: