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Introduction to Montessori Education

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

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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.

Goal: to provide useful information for early childhood educators who are interested in learning about Montessori Education

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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
  5. Montessori Terminology

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • tell the story of Dr. Maria Montessori’s life
  • explain the ‘Montessori Learning Triangle’ 
  • discuss Montessori philosophy and teaching methods 
  • 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.

Administration & Program Management
Child Development & Guidance

Learning Outcomes

After completing this class, the  student will be able to:

  • tell the story of Dr. Maria Montessori’s life
  • explain the ‘Montessori Learning Triangle’ 
  • discuss Montessori philosophy and teaching methods
  • 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, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin