Montessori Magnet at Fisher School
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Late Application InformationWe have limited availability, but there’s still time to apply! Seats may become available at the following grade(s) for the 2021-22 school year.
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Student registration is one of the last steps of the placement process. If you received a placement offer and accepted a seat at this school for the upcoming 2021-2022 School Year (beginning August 2021) please contact the school directly for registration instructions and next steps. On-line Registration
In the early 1900’s, Dr. Maria Montessori, Italy’s first female physician, developed educational materials and methods based on her belief that children learn best by doing. Dr. Montessori believed learning should occur in multi-age classrooms where children at various stages of development learn from and with each other. Her advice was always, “Follow the Child.”
Instruction is based on the child’s inherent love of learning and is encouraged by giving them the opportunities to engage in spontaneous, meaningful work. Annie Fisher Montessori celebrates the fact that every child learns differently. Differentiation is built into the Montessori pedagogy and every student has his or her own individual learning plan. Students work collaboratively in small groups throughout the day on interdisciplinary projects. The goal of a Montessori education is to graduate students with a vision of what the world can be, and the resources to lead and accomplish that mission.
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- Offers half-day PK3 and full-day PK4 programming
- Provides fully equipped AMI multiage classrooms
- Montessori materials encourage exploration of five major areas: Practical Life, Sensorial Experience, Math, Language and Culture
- Students learn through observing and interacting with their environment through guided exploration and discovery
- Grade 7 and 8 students are in the Erdkinder program and work, learn and grow at the Annie Fisher school location and the AuerFarm site in Bloomfield
- Indoor/outdoor learning – At the center of all levels of Montessori education sits the prepared environment. “Education is acquired not by listening to words but by experiences upon the environment.”
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