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Introduction to Montessori Education

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

Description

This course provides an introduction to the history, philosophy, and teaching methods developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, including differences between academic early learning programs and the Montessori Method.

This mobile friendly course is accessible on any device, including phones and tablets.

 

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Introduction to Montessori Education

Goal: to provide useful information for Early Childhood Educators who are interested in learning about Montessori Education

 

Table of Contents

  1. Dr. Maria Montessori: Her Life, Work, and Legacy
  2. The Montessori Philosophy in a Nutshell
  3. The Montessori Learning Triangle 
  4. Comparing and Contrasting Montessori with Mainstream Academic Preschool Programs in the US
  5. Montessori Terminology

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this training, students will be able to:

  • tell the story of Dr. Maria Montessori’s life, work and accomplishments
  • explain the ‘Montessori Learning Triangle’ and how it supports meaningful learning, the acquisition of important life skills, and positive behavior
  • discuss Montessori philosophy and teaching methods and analyze, compare and contrast Montessori Early Education with mainstream academic early learning programs in the US
  • identify and define at least 5 terms that are unique to Montessori

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this training, students will be able to:

  • tell the story of Dr. Maria Montessori’s life, work and accomplishments
  • explain the ‘Montessori Learning Triangle’ and how it supports meaningful learning, the acquisition of important life skills, and positive behavior
  • discuss Montessori philosophy and teaching methods, and be prepared to analyze, compare and contrast Montessori Early Education with mainstream academic early learning programs in the United States
  • identify and define at least 5 terms that are unique to Montessori
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington