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Mountain Sun Embraces Montessori Philosophy – Brevard NC


Last updated 10/10/2016 at 6:09pm

A pre-kindergarten student learns how to count. (Courtesy photos)

Mountain Sun Community School, located at the Brevard Music Center, has offered the children of this community an independent, inspired education for nearly a decade. For children ages 3 through middle school, Mountain Sun combines Montessori education with outdoor exploration, artistic creativity and community service.

An important part of the Mountain Sun's educational philosophy is rooted in the century-old practices created by Maria Montessori. It is a style of education that incorporates mixed aged classrooms, student-chosen activities within a given range of options, blocks of work...

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