Every child is unique and has a unique learning style. Montessori is an individualized, child-centered approach that focuses on a child’s individual needs. Children in a Montessori classroom develop self-confidence, positive attitudes, independence, and a joy of learning. The Montessori materials are beautiful, intriguing, and offer a built in control-of-error that allows a child to find his or her own mistakes. Montessori offers concrete learning tools and allows for repetition. Children thrive in an environment that is stimulating and organized. The mixed age classroom provides leadership and encouragement among the children.