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Does Montessori go to highschool?
Since Montessori is typically focused on younger children, many people wonder what grade level Montessori schools go through. While most Montessori schools only go through elementary grades, there are about 150 Montessori schools in the U.S. that go through high school grade 12.
Are there any Montessori high schools in the US?
While most Montessori schools only go through elementary grades, there are about 150 Montessori schools in the U.S. that go through high school grade 12. Montessori high schools are quite rare, and the curriculum differs from other more traditional high schools in the US.
What does erdkinder stand for in Montessori School?
Erdkinder. “Erdkinder” is a Montessori term referring to the “land-children” or “earth-children” of the third plane of development (ages 12-18) and the corresponding prepared environment that responds to the needs and characteristics of this age. Experiential work is done both within nature (the land) and to supernature (man’s work).
Which is an important part of the erdkinder program?
An integral part of the Erdkinder program is the microeconomics program which serves as a link between subjects while also providing meaningful adult-like real work to engage the adolescent and them a sense of purpose. Apprenticeships are rotated on six-week cycles.
Why are erdkinder referred to as land children?
This means that there is an opportunity to learn both academically and through actual experience what are the elements of social life. We have called these children the “Erdkinder” because they are learning about civilization through its origin in agriculture. They are the ‘land-children.’
How is the erdkinder program at North Hoffman?
Our Erdkinder program (grades 7-12) recognizes and addresses the unique developmental needs of adolescents. The program is broken into Lower Erdkinder (grade 7-9) and Upper Erdkinder (grades 10-12). The lower program is taught at a high school level and the upper program is taught at a college level.