1. Emphasis on self-directed learning and individualized instruction.
  2. Use of hands-on materials to promote concrete understanding of concepts.
  3. Multi-age classrooms, which allow for peer learning and mentoring.
  4. Development of social skills and grace and courtesy through interaction with others.
  5. Encouragement of independence and autonomy in students.
  6. Emphasis on the development of concentration and focus.
  7. Respect for the child’s natural developmental pace and interest.
  8. Use of sensory-based activities to develop language, math, and scientific skills.
  9. Encouraging exploration and discovery through practical life exercises, such as pouring and sweeping.
  10. Introduction to cultural subjects such as geography and botany through hands-on activities and exploration.