Montessori vs Public School What’s Best For Your Child?

Written by Reference Video on July 17th, 2014. Posted in Advantages of private schools, Elementary school financial aid, Private versus public schools

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Every parent wants the best for their child, but when it comes time to enroll their young child in school, parents are often unsure what the best option is. While traditional public schools are the option most people are familiar with, there are also private and Montessori schools to consider as well. But who wins the debate of private versus public schools?

The Montessori philosophy of education was developed by pediatrician and psychiatrist Dr. Maria Montessori in Italy back in 1897. Dr. Montessori opened her first school, a daycare center, in a low-income neighborhood in Rome. The first Montessori school opened in the United States in 1911, but there are now over 8,000 Montessori private elementary schools around the country.

Montessori schools take a bit of a different approach to educ