A Montessori classroom is different from most other classrooms the children are actively engaged in working independently.
A closer look reveals each child is involved in working with hands-on materials that stimulate all of his or her senses materials that communicate complex concepts in a concrete.
Way Montessori materials are carefully sequenced so that each activity has an orderly and logical process to follow.
This allows children to organize their thinking and problem-solving skills in a clearer way.
To absorb this knowledge through their senses all the materials in a Montessori classroom are organized into one of five curricula:
1. Areas practical life
And have a little rug on the floor.
Three-year-old small children have many life skills that they need to learn to achieve independence respecting.
A child’s desire to be independent is a cornerstone of Montessori philosophy.
Children develop a sense of pride when they’re able to do things for themselves part of becoming independent learners is taking responsibility for themselves.
The classroom environment each child learns to take responsibility for their own belongings and to master the skills of taking care of him or herself.
Children also feel secure in the knowledge that they can find the materials they wish to work with neatly stored in a particular spot in the classroom they are in turn responsible to put the materials back where they found them and to clean up after themselves.
If another child is using the materials a child is interested in he or she learns to wait patiently respecting.
The rights of others in Montessori they have worked like that tested senses like there was this one that had a little dropper, and one liquid was like sour one was sweet one was bitter I loved it.
Maria Montessori was one of the first educators to recognize that children learn best when they are engaged in hands-on activities.
She believed that children need to move freely in their environment and to investigate whatever interests them for these reasons.
Montessori insisted that the classroom be beautiful through this freedom the child becomes more comfortable taking
The time to contemplate all aspects of an activity the feel the visual appearance the sound of the materials even the smell this curiosity to explore the sensual world around them is part of what makes learning fun, The children enjoy the process over the product.
Children often take advantage of their freedom to self-correct by experimenting with all the different ways to do a single activity satisfying their curiosity about what works and doesn’t work and why.
Know fluidly young children have a natural ability to learn language skills that diminishes as they grow older emphasis is placed on learning the sounds each letter makes rather than the alphabet throughout the curriculum.
Children are developing the small motor skills they will need to be a successful writer and the auditory and visual tracking skills necessary for learning to read objects and images are used to begin the association between beginning sounds and names.
The child learns that (snake) begins with a sound that (bird) begins with a sound or that (girl) begins with a sound and so.
On children develop a readiness to grasp abstract concepts at different ages.
Montessori teachers follow the child’s own sense of what they are ready to learn in their primary role as observers of the child’s progress they present materials when the child is ready to take on new work.
It helps a child understand what a number means, we always knew each bead equals one number so the beads often would consist of ten beads, and there would be a very specific color.
Those kinds of helped you commit them to memory most adults who were taught in traditional educational settings are fascinated by the power of the Montessori math curriculum.
As the child becomes more comfortable with each material the concept of numbers becomes more and more abstract like the language curriculum when the abstract symbol.
Maria Montessori once famously said: “Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.”