Table of Contents I.   Pedagogical Foundations Mission Vision About Mountaintop Montessori’s Developmental Approach - The 4 Planes of Human Development A Decalogue Mountaintop Best Practices Benchmarks, Best Practices and Assessment: Pedagogical Leadership 3   3   3   3   4   5   6   11   II.   Work & Learning Guide 1 plane | Toddler & Children’s House | ages 0 to 6 | grades through K st 12   12   12   12   13   13   14   15   16   16   16   18   19   19   19   21   22   23   25   25   26   27   Overview Toddler: Learning Activities Toddler: Outcomes Overview Children’s House: Learning Activities Children’s House: Outcomes 2nd plane | Elementary | ages 6 to 12 | grades 1 to 6 Overview Elementary: Learning Activities Elementary: Outcomes 3rd plane | Middle School | ages 12 to 15 | grades 7 to 9 Overview Middle School: Learning Activities Middle School: Outcomes Montessori Pedagogical Standards Psychology Research and Montessori Education Grace and Courtesy and Respectful Community Relations The Mountaintop Model of Respectful Communication The Child in Nature General Areas of Study III.   Lessons & Materials Toddler Lessons Toddler Materials 30   30   32