bedford montessori parent portal

by Ashlee McKenzie 4 min read

Who are we?

Gan Montessori is a fusion of a time-tested superior Montessori educational model with a warm community experience, based on Jewish values and tradition. The fusion of the Chabad Preschool and Montessori approaches offers a unique education that nourishes the whole child: heart, mind, body and soul.

Gan Montessori Classes

16-24 months | "Sweet taste of Gan" experience for toddlers with multi-sensory activities, classroom learning, and more.

Join Our Gan Montessori Family

We’re now accepting applications for Sept. 2022. Start the admissions process by filling out a quick inquiry form & scheduling a tour.

Announcements and Upcoming at Gan Montessori

Stay up to date on happenings at Gan Montessori - from school holiday events to new classes and semester information.

What is Montessori Parenting

Montessori parenting has its origins in the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori in the 1900s. Montessori believed that the environment should encourage exploration. She believed education should be experiential and a child’s environment should be conducive to the development of the whole child ​1​.

What Montessori parenting is not

Due to the success of the education system, some Montessori educators feel that having a consistent home environment that applies similar theories would benefit young children.

How to be a Montessori parent

Here are the principles of Montessori that influenced the Montessori parenting style.

How to adopt this parenting style

Child psychologists Diana Baumrind, Maccoby and Martin discovered that there are four styles of parenting: