A 25-YEAR LEGACY OF LEARNING BY TORI STAFFORD PHOTOS AMANDA GARREAU
any people make an impression on our lives over the years, but outside of our immediate families, very few make as large an impact as those we call our teachers.
the journey to the moments we can remember starts much earlier than that. And, as many of today’s parents know, it is those first steps in the journey that can truly shape a child and the legacy of their education.
Although many recall their favourite high school teacher, or even those from grade school who touched their lives,
For those at Bayside Montessori School, it is these early moments in education that matter. An alternative to public
school kindergarten, Bayside Montessori employs the renowned teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori; they are based on educating the “whole child” through an environment that encourages intellectual, social and emotional development. This involves an array of different learning centres that aim to engage the students — aged two-and-a-half through six — and allow them to experience the fulfillment of learning through choice.
ABOVE L-R Alexina Spiridakis, Keegan Fourie and Luqmaan Brewster OPPOSITE TOP LEFT L-R Emma Delorme, Melissa Coy TOP RIGHT Nazaum Johri BOTTOM LEFT L-R Ria Tayade, Avalyn Derbyshire