The Montessori Method Of Education By Observing Behaviors

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Dr. Maria Montessori developed the Montessori Method of education by observing behaviors in young children which formed the foundation of her educational method. Montessori method is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific clarifications of children from birth to adulthood. Dr. Montessori’s Method has been time tested, with over 100 years of success in diverse cultures throughout the world. It is a view of the child as one who is naturally eager for knowledge and capable of initiating learning in a supportive, thoughtfully prepared learning environment. It is an approach that values the human spirit and the development of the whole child—physical, social, emotional and mental. Dr. Montessori’s method has five different…show more content…
These skills through practical life activities are institutionalized easier and faster because practical life area`s activities are interesting for children that was mentioned above. When children go to language area they have better understanding of these skills, and know how to use them to develop in writing and reading. They are ready to write orderly from left to right and top to bottom, and fingers grasp have become coordinated to hold the chalk then pencil. They learn the letters in writing activities, and then move forward to reading. Because child with visual sense that has been motivated before learns letter by their symbol before reading them. Additionally they are able to communicate and express themselves. Dr. Montessori categorised the Language area to five different sections too: Ø “Oral language” Ø “Writing” Ø “Reading” Ø “Introduction to grammar/Function of words” Ø “Introduction to analysis” In both areas (Practical Life and Language) activities are color-coded and all of them are placed orderly regarding children`s height, as a result children can take and put them back comfortably. Therefore classroom becomes welcoming for children, and they are interested to work with activities. In practical life area the first category

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