Welcome to Prana a Montessori Microschool
"Research on the developing brain shows us that early childhood experiences build the foundation for a skilled workforce, a responsible community, and a thriving economy. " -Center on the Developing Child Harvard University.
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Life energy, life force, or life current in the Sanskrit language. The Chinese call this life force chi. Dr. Maria Montessori had a profound reverence for childrens' life energy and we honor that legacy in our school name.
The Montessori Method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood. Dr. Montessori’s Method has been time tested, with over 100 years of success in diverse cultures throughout the world.
A microschool is a small educational community focused on individualized learning. A throwback to the one room schoolhouse days, where teachers and parents come together to best meet the needs of the students. Prana is a homeschool tutorial program which is a legal option to all homeschooling families as part of the TN Homeschool law.