Montessori teachers meticulously prepare their classroom
environments to nurture each of their students' physical, social,
emotional, and intellectual needs. Their methods and materials are
carefully designed to stimulate curiosity and engage children of
varying backgrounds and diverse learning styles. Consequently, most
students thrive in our environment.
However, sometimes a
child's strongest modes for learning are more difficult to capture;
identifying and igniting them may prove to be elusive to the teacher.
For these children, Chiaravalle has created a learning resources team.
a child displays a diverse learning approach, his or her teacher may
ask permission of the child's parents to collaborate with the support
team staff. The team partners with the teacher and parents to identify
a child's needs and enhance learning. The team often recommends
in-class accommodations for the child. If a child continues to struggle
despite additional support, a formal assessment may be requested to
gain a thorough understanding of a child's learning profile.
support team at Chiaravalle consists of a Learning Resources
Coordinator and a Psychologist. Additionally, two Learning Specialists
and a Speech & Language Pathologist provide in-school services such
as assessments, tutoring, and therapy to families on a private,