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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Breakthrough Chinuch | Evaluated Learning Experience

Fundamentals of the Montessori Method (EDU200)

Location: 

Breakthrough Chinuch, Monsey, NY and other approved instructional sites.

Length: 

35 hours (13 weeks). 

Dates: 

November 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to: describe the history of the Montessori movement and the influences which contributed to the development of her theory; define and explain Maria Montessori’s vision of the child and the world through her writing; analyze and illustrate core principles of the Montessori method; report and critique application of the Montessori method; and identify and explain points of integration between the Jewish view of the child and the Montessori model.

Instruction: 

The course examines the history and philosophy of the Montessori Method, and the application of these revolutionary ideas in early childhood education. The course provides an in-depth study of the core principles of the Montessori method. Prerequisite: Teaching experience or instructor approval.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Montessori Education, Early Childhood Education, or as an elective in History (11/18).

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