Garden Montessori School

Garden Montessori School

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3225 Garden Drive

Knoxville, TN 37918

865.688.6776

Elementary

Lower and Upper Elementary Classrooms

Upper Elementary LessonThe Elementary program includes two classrooms: Lower Elementary serves children in first and second grade while Upper Elementary is for third and fourth grades. Two licensed teachers are assigned to each group. Students are taught using a combination of Montessori and other progressive, research-based methods which exceed state standards. Lessons are presented individually and in small groups. Positive social skills are supported and taught as students learn negotiation, problem-solving and cooperation.

Elementary Curriculum Areas
  • Math: Montessori Math (Lower Elementary); Everyday Math from the University of Chicago Mathematics Project
  • Language: Montessori Language (Lower Elementary); Novel Studies of recommended literature; 6 + 1 Traits of Writing
  • Sensorial: Visual, auditory and tactile perceptions (Lower Elementary)
  • Practical Life: Organization, independence and self-esteem
  • Spanish: Beginning conversational
  • Science: Standards-based studies of Life, Physical, and Earth sciences, research and application
  • Art: Techniques, appreciation, history
  • Social Sciences: World History, American History, Geography, Government and World Cultures
  • Music: Reading music, vocal instruction, appreciation and history
  • Computer: Technologies, computer science concepts and history, and keyboard skills (Upper Elementary); keyboard and mouse skills, educational web content and games (Lower Elementary)

Lower Elementary Geography shelfworkThe goal of the Elementary classrooms are individualized attention and support for students during this time when they have a tremendous interest in acquiring new knowledge, leading to a pattern of academic and personal success.

Hours:
8:15 am until 3:00 pm with early care available at 7:30 am and late care available until 5:30 pm.

The Elementary Program at Garden Montessori of Knoxville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and licensed by the Tennessee Department of Education.

Garden Montessori School

3225 Garden Drive

Knoxville, TN 37918

Email: info@gardenmontessori.org

865.688.6776 Local

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