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Montessori Education for Preschool & Kindergarten in Chevy Chase, MD

Our child-centered, Montessori approach in Preschool to Kindergarten features the Little Stars program for 2- to 3-year-olds and the Children's Peace Garden for 3- to 6-year-olds. The safe, gentle, and multi-sensory learning environments nourish children's discoveries about themselves and the world in simple terms that build practical skills, joy in creativity, and fertile foundations for math, languages, and science. 

The Age of the Absorbent Mind

Physician and educator Maria Montessori called this "the age of the Absorbent Mind." Colorful, age-appropriate Montessori materials encourage and inspire curiosity,...

Teacher-Student Ratios

The Little Stars program for 2- to 3-year-olds provides a 1 to 6 ratio of teachers to students. The Children's Peace Garden program for 3- to 6-year-olds provides a 1 to 12...

Cognitive and Social-Emotional Development

Our Preschool-K program lays the cognitive and social-emotional foundation for academic learning. Dr. Montessori recognized that play is the work of the child. In the...

Guided Learning Process

From the first day, teachers nourish strong personal relationships with the students to become familiar with each one's natural strengths, unique interests, and areas of...

Sensory Exploration & Motor Coordination

Sensory exploration and gross motor coordination are key physical, developmental activities of children until age 6.  Joy in movement and a mix of multi-sensory activities...

Self-Discovery & Creative Expression

From the "silent moment" to community performances, activities foster inner happiness and creative expression in our Preschool-K students. Little Stars (ages 2-3) and...

Social & Emotional Intelligence

Very young children bring imagination, joy, and play to the most basic tasks of caring and responsibility. At Oneness, these positive qualities grow to become long-term...

Community Engagement

Treasured, protected, and included, our youngest students participate in the wider community life of the school in ways that nurture a sense of belonging and are appropriate...

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