Foundation Course in Montessori Education

This course is designed for fresh college graduates or parents, teachers who want to understand the basics of Montessori Education and get 100% employment opportunity in Montessori House of Children. The course offers access to High Definition (HD) videos of essential Montessori Activities/presentations and hands on practice with the Montessori materials under the expert's supervision.

Learners get the opportunity to understand the concept of world’s largest pedagogy and the use of scientifically developed montessori materials. The course is an interactive process that encourages the active involvement of the participants.

What you will learn?

You will learn:

  • Montessori’s philosophy and psychology of human development, focusing on early learning and child development from three to six years of age.
  • Exercises that promote coordination of movement, independent function, social grace, self-esteem, impulse control, empathy, attention and concentration through the integration of mind and body.
  • Exercises for the development of spoken and written language, reading readiness, pre-reading and reading skills appropriate for children ages 3-6
  • Spoken and written language in the areas of daily life, story telling, composition, literature, geography, history, biology, science, music, art, as well as the functional aspects of grammar, syntax and reading analysis.
  • To show by demonstration and lecture the Montessori activities that provide sensorial foundations for geometry and algebra, counting and arithmetic.
  • To acquire a deep understanding of the qualities of the Montessori materials and their function as aids to child development.
  • To observe children in Montessori classrooms in order to appreciate the role of observation as a major source of information about the child.
Course Curriculum

Following topics are covered under Foundation Course in Montessori Education:

1. Montessori Principles and Philosophies

The primary goal of a Montessori programme is to help each child reach their full potential in all areas of life. Activities promote the development of social skills, emotional growth and physical coordination as well as cognitive preparation for future intellectual academic endeavors. The holistic curriculum, under the direction of a specifically prepared teacher(i.e. Montessori trained adult), allows the child to experience the joy of learning, the time to enjoy the process and ensures the development of self esteem. It provides the experiences from which children create their knowledge.

2. Key concepts of Montessori Method

  • The Role of the Directress
  • The Role of the Assistant
  • Overview of the Planes of Development
  • The Child's Mind from 0-6 Years
  • Order
  • Movement 0-6
  • Language
  • Independence
  • Prepared Environment
  • Freedom and Discipline
  • Social Development
  • Observation
  • Music and Art
  • Maintaining the Environment
  • Material Making Techniques