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KMS Primary Classes Validated by the Montessori Alliance of Tennessee!

KMS’s Primary (preschool and Kindergarten) classes have been validated by the Montessori Alliance of Tennessee (MAT) – a statewide network of Montessori schools, teachers and families supporting high-quality Montessori education. Being validated means that an independent team of experienced Montessori educators have visited KMS, evaluated our Primary program, and confirmed that both of our Primary classes have Montessori-credentialed teachers and use a curriculum, materials and teaching strategies that are essential for a quality Montessori education. As a result, parents of KMS Primary students can be confident that their children are attending a school that implements all of the important elements Read More …

Montessori for the Long-Term

At this point in the school year, re-enrollment month, many families take stock of how their children are progressing and decide whether to continue with a Montessori education here at KMS. Many times we find that the focus becomes, “Is my child learning ______?” (Fill in the blank with any specific skill.) What often gets forgotten or taken for granted is what your children are really learning. The promise of a Montessori education is that your child will become a self-confident, independent, cooperative, competent, happy person. These are lofty objectives and outcomes that are long-term goals. Your children are at Read More …