Gladwyne, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/10/2018 -- Gladwyne Montessori offers unique literacy learning opportunities to help students refine their reading and writing abilities. The development of these fundamental skills encourage students to become lifelong learners.
The Gladwyne Montessori elementary program near Wayne, PA, supports students' literacy learning through three key methods: classroom teaching, small reading groups, and Writers' Workshop. First, teachers provide language lessons in the classroom. These lessons introduce students to key concepts and help them develop confidence as language learners.
This classroom language material is complemented by small group literacy instruction, which is offered by literacy specialists. In these lessons, students learn the skills and strategies needed to become effective readers. In small group settings, direct instruction focuses on comprehension, fluency, decoding, word study, and vocabulary development. Students demonstrate their understanding of text through art, drama, cooking, writing, and technology experiences. The ultimate goal of this small group instruction is to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills while instilling a love of reading.
In Writers' Workshop, Elementary students apply the knowledge they have gained in their language lessons and small group reading instruction. They learn to successfully communicate their own ideas through text while developing a unique voice and style. They learn the power of words — both in prose and poetry — to explain research, express opinions, share small moments, and entertain others.
Gladwyne Montessori combines the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori with modern technology to offer an incredible education to toddlers, pre-Kindergarten, and elementary-aged students. Its goal is to help each child become confident, curious, and academically accomplished.
To learn more about this private Montessori elementary school near Ardmore, PA, and their comprehensive literacy program, please contact them today.
About Gladwyne Montessori
Gladwyne Montessori is the only American Montessori Society-accredited independent Montessori school that services both toddlers and adolescents along Philadelphia's Main Line. Since 1962, Gladwyne Montessori has provided children with an education guided by the time-tested and visionary insights of Dr. Maria Montessori and the ever-evolving world of contemporary research. Their vibrant and academically-stimulating programs develop curious and confident students who are well-prepared to serve as responsible citizens of the greater community. To learn more about Gladwyne Montessori, visit https://www.gladwyne.org/.
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