Upper Elementary Curriculum
Dr. Montessori’s vision for Elementary education is realized through a series of story lessons about the origin of the earth, the beginning of life, and the coming of human beings and their accomplishments, including the development of language and number systems. Also known as Cosmic Education or Universal Education, this approach recognizes that every form of life, from coral in the sea to insects in the air to human beings on land, has its purpose and task in the Universe. Each area of study is related to the whole body of human knowledge, and subject matter is presented with harmony and cohesion. This universal approach provides students with a wealth of knowledge to explore and also begs the question, ‘What is your purpose and task in the world?'