Kingsley Core Values: The Foundational Decade

Jun 26, 2018 3:09:23 PM / by Doug DeMaio posted in montessori, toddler, preschool, elementary, independent school, independent, foundational decade, foundational decade of learning, k-12, pre-k


Kingsley Montessori School has three Core Values that guide our educational approach, and help shape our school culture. We believe that these values are central to creating the best place to grow and learn.

Kingsley Core Values

  • The Foundational Decade of Learning
  • Parents as Partners
  • Know Every Child

The first of these values, The Foundational Decade of Learning, serves as the backdrop for everything we do at Kingsley.

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Foundational Skills: Order, Coordination, Concentration, Independence

Feb 9, 2018 11:41:11 AM / by Doug DeMaio posted in foundational decade of learning, foundational decade, toddler, preschool, Montessori School


Setting the Foundation

The Early Childhood environment is the first stop in the Foundational Decade, from ages two through twelve. It sets the groundwork for future learning, by developing the requisite skills for more complex tasks. Toddler and Three-to-Six classrooms nurture and refine developmentally appropriate skills based on the basic Montessori principles for learning: order, coordination, concentration, and independence–or "OCCI."

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