The school offers the full range of Montessori experiences: Everyday Living, art, Language: English and Japanese, Math, Cultural Studies, Science and Geography
To develop the child’s concentration, hand to eye coordination, placing objects in order and learning sequencing.
Children also learn to work both independently and in groups
Science & Geography
To develop their knowledge on the world in which they live, the environment and to learn about countries, customs and cultures.
To be able to count and write numbers as well as recognizing and solving math problems.
To refine the child’s senses and fine motor skills
Certain materials in the language area are particularly supportive of spontaneous language. The child is first introduced to the letters of the alphabet and then to express themselves through writing
Art & Music
Art and music activities develop and enhance the child’s self expression
To develop the child’s motor skills and the need to balance
the montessori method
Rainbow Montessori Education Center has been providing service to American military families, Japanese and other international families living in Okinawa since 1999.
It prepares a place for children where different cultures can be diffused and assimilated without the need for direct instruction.
MS. LORNA R. NAKASONE
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Education
Experience: Primary Montessori Teacher for 25 years
Training: Montessori Primary (NEMTEC) Boston, Massachusetts
Assistant to Infancy and Toddlers (MISD), California, USA
MS. RIE KIMBERLY NAKASONE
Acting School Director
Educational Attainment: Bachelor of Science in Developmental Psychology, Shirayuri Tokyo
(Association of Montessori Internationale) Certified primary Montessori Teacher (MISD) San Diego, CA
Association to Infancy and Toddlers—Trainee (MISD) San Diego, CA
Head Teachers are experienced degree holder (Bachelor of Science in Education) and staff
worked and trained under their supervision.