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Math: Materials and Methods for the Preschool Montessori Classroom (Course 262)
45 hours (6 weeks) plus additional pre-recorded video content.
February 2023 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: exhibit the correct use of math manipulatives for preschoolers through hands-on experience with materials; explain the importance of the "'control of error" in the development of the ''mathematical mind;" classify different areas of math skills and order the steps of learning in the presentations; create original Montessori lessons and present in a classroom setting utilizing Montessori principles; show evidence of proficiency in using the materials through supervised practice and individual presentations for the class; and exhibit proficiency in using the materials through supervised practice and individual presentations for the class and testing.
Major topics include Montessori Math philosophy and methodology, numbers to ten overview and Montessori lessons, decimal system overview and Montessori lessons, the four operations overview and Montessori lessons, teens, tens and hundreds overview and Montessori lessons, memorization overview and Montessori lessons, and practical application of Montessori math lessons in the classroom.
In the associate/certificate degree category OR in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Education, or Montessori Education (5/23).