This is an important consideration for parents given that full-time kindergarten is now available in Ontario. Why pay tuition fees for Montessori, when the public school system offers an early learning child care program?
Attached is an excellent article by Tim Seldin with Dr. Elizabeth Coe to answer this very question.
Tim Seldin is the President of The Montessori Foundation and Chair of the International Montessori Council, with forty years of experience in Montessori education.
Dr. Elisabeth Coe is a Montessori educator and researcher specializing in early adolescence.