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Sensorial: Materials and Methods for the Montessori Classroom (282)
45 hours (6 weeks) plus additional pre-recorded video content.
November 2022 – Present.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: show evidence that they support children's development in sensorial skills of matching, sorting, grading, and exploration of the five senses through the use of concrete manipulative materials; research and create materials that are age-appropriate for infant and preschool children; create original Montessori lessons and present in a classroom setting utilizing Montessori principles; develop proficiency in using the materials through supervised practice and individual presentations for the class; discuss the subject through practicum and testing; and demonstrate proficiency using the material in supervised practice and via individual presentation and testing.
Major topics include Sensorial Philosophy and Methodology, The Three Period Lesson; Visual Learning Overview and Montessori Lessons; Tactile Overview and Montessori Lessons, Auditory Overview and Montessori Lessons, Olfactory Overview and Montessori Lessons, Practical Application of Sensorial Montessori 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).