Category: Reggio Emilia

  1. Discipline the Montessori Way

    The article below was first published in Tomorrow’s Child online magazine and is a perfect explanation of how discipline is handled in a Montessori environment.  Villa Montessori Leesburg provides our students with an authentic Montessori experience that follows the teachings and observations of Dr. Maria Montessori, which are brilliantly described here.  Enjoy the article! Montessori Discipline: Developing Inner Discipline Through Freedom… Continue Reading »
  2. How is your curriculum and daily schedule structured?

    Montessori & Reggio are very free flowing curriculums in that the children’s day moves based on their interests. Outside of meal, recess and rest times, the day moves based on children’s selections of materials.  
  3. The Reggio Emilia Philosophy

    Reggio Emilia is a city in Italy that is world renowned for its early education philosophy. This unique approach to learning was created by psychologist Loris Malaguzzi after the end of World War II. It was believed that children needed a new way of learning after the war ended. This style of teaching is based… Continue Reading »