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From I-25 take the Orchard exit. You will want to get into the right hand lane. Go West to the first main stop light which is Greenwood Plaza Blvd. There is a Shell Gas Station on the right hand corner. Turn right at the Greenwood Plaza Blvd. Look directly to your left and you will see the Scala Building. That is the schools building. Drive to the stop sign and turn left. Make an immediate left at the first street which is Long Street. Park in the parking lot for Scala. The school is located in the Lower Level of the building. Parking is available in the North lot or West lot.

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Admissions Process

About Our Admissions Process

Bright Horizons Montessori at Greenwood Plaza

(720) 274-8086

Our Curriculum

Based on the groundbreaking work of Dr. Maria Montessori, our classrooms are thoughtfully designed environments that encourage self-directed exploration and individualized learning experiences.

  • Our Infant / Nido Program

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    Our Montessori Infant / Nido Program

    "The greatness of the human personality begins at the hour of birth." -Dr. Maria Montessori

    The Italian word 'Nido' - meaning 'nest' - conveys the spirit of our infant environment, where each child is nurtured as a unique individual, and encouraged to explore in a beautiful, safe, and orderly space. Materials are carefully chosen for their educational purpose and sensory qualities.

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  • Our Toddler / Twos Program

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    Our Montessori Toddler / Twos Program

    “Education is a natural process carried out by the human individual, and is acquired not by listening to words, but by experiences in the environment.” -Dr. Maria Montessori

    Each toddler is treated as a unique individual, encouraged to exercise their growing autonomy and expanding language in carefully prepared, safe, and orderly surroundings. Our planned environment space promotes exploration, independence, order, and freedom of choice and movement. Read More
  • Our Primary Program

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    Our Montessori Primary Progam

    "The essential thing is to arouse such an interest that it engages the child’s whole personality."

    The three-year cycle in the Primary classroom allows children 3-6 years of age opportunities to learn from each other, to act as role models for learning, and to respond to their natural drive to work. This stimulating, cooperative atmosphere allows the children to develop at their individual rate over the three-year period, and to take each subject of study to a deeper level of understanding with each year. Read More

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are our families.

"Thank you so much for all that you do for the children, families and staff. Bright Horizons has been a second home for our three daughters, and our family, for nearly 10 years now! The teachers have contributed tremendously to our daughters' growth and development, and the feeling of leaving your children with people they adore is incredibly comforting."

The Montessori Approach

"The environment must be a living one, directed by a higher intelligence, arranged by an adult who is prepared for his mission." -Dr. Maria Montessori

At Bright Horizons Montessori Schools, we provide your child with an education that lasts a lifetime by following Dr. Maria Montessori's groundbreaking methods and incorporating the most current thinking from today’s strongest Montessori practitioners in the field.

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Learning at Home

Learning Body Parts

You Will Need:

Your baby

Directions:

As you are bathing, diapering, dressing, or holding your child, talk about body parts. At bath time, say things like, "Let’s put soap on your hand" or "Let’s rinse off your legs." As you are dressing your child, say things like, "Put your head through the hole." Talk about your own body parts, too -- as your child reaches out for your face, identify what he is touching.

Tip:

Sing songs and use different vocal tones.


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Our Curriculum Components

“The environment must be rich in motives which lend interest to activity and invite the child to conduct his own experiences.” -Dr. Maria Montessori

  • Practical Life Purposeful activities enhance concentration and focus through caring for the self and the environment, fine motor coordination, and practicing grace and courtesy. These appeal to the child’s need for movement, order, independence, and social relationships.
  • Sensorial Montessori materials and hands-on activities stimulate sensory discovery and description, while maximizing the child’s natural desire to explore, classify, and order their surroundings. Children learn concepts of mass, width, length, temperature, and other physical properties.
  • Math Using carefully prepared tools and manipulative materials, children are led through a logical mathematical thought process— from concrete to abstract – to understand concepts like linear counting, the decimal system, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Language Our thoughtfully-planned classroom environment encourages growth in oral language, written expression, reading, and grammar elements. The approach to reading instruction is phonics-based and highly sequential introduced within context that are whole and meaningful.
  • Culture Multicultural studies lay a foundation of mutual understanding by exposing children to geography, history, physical, and life science basics. Children gain an awareness of the world around them by exploring other countries, their customs, foods, languages, and wildlife.
  • Peace Peace education consists of opportunities and experiences for children to develop an ability to understand and access peace within themselves, interact peacefully with others, and eventually engage in activities that create a peaceful planet.
  • Art The art area in a Montessori classroom provides developmentally appropriate and open-ended experiences that foster creativity and sensory development.
  • Foreign Language Capitalizing on the young child's propensity for language acquisition, foreign language is integrated into the prepared environment through individual and small group instruction utilizing hands-on materials and experiential, conversational interaction.
  • Music From transition times to lessons, music and song is infused throughout the day. Montessori bells and other instruments are available for experimentation and formal instruction.
  • Garden Lessons in the outdoor environment help children develop an understanding of and appreciation for the complexity and interdependence of our living world. The children develop the skills of exploration, observation, experimentation, and conservation.

Parent Involvement

“Imitation is the first instinct of the awakening mind.”
-Dr. Maria Montessori

We partner with families to provide children the most enriching personal growth experience balanced with a superior education. We welcome and encourage families to participate in the many opportunities we offer to join our school community. At Bright Horizons, we live the notion that “it takes a village to raise a child”, and our inclusive attitude toward our families reflects our belief that together we create outstanding individuals and exemplary world citizens.

A few ways to be involved include:

Parent Ambassador Group, Parent Education Workshops

Enhanced Experiences For Your Child

“The activity of the child has always been looked upon as an expression of his vitality.” -Dr. Maria Montessori.

Year round Montessori at Greenwood Plaza provides an excellent Montessori based education program that blends an authentic Montessori curriculum with early education best practices.

For the upcoming school calendar year, students can engage in additional activities included in the cost of your tuition, such as:
  • Spanish foreign language – Primaries only
  • Growing Readers Library
  • Movement Matters Zone – exercise program
Optional programs at an additional cost:
  • Young at’Art with Ms. Becky