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CURRICULUM


To become independent, children must develop coordination and control.  The freedom of movement found in the Montessori early childhood environment. This gives the children the opportunity to learn how to control their bodies in a defined space.


Practical Life

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Practical Life the foundation of all future academic work because it promotes, coordination, concentration, and independence. Practical Life exercises include liquids, preparing food, washing dishes, setting a table, and dealing gracefully and courteously in social encounters. Through these tasks and experiences, children learn to concentrate, coordinate their movements, and develop fine-motor skills.



Sensorial

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Sensorial Montessori materials are aimed at developing the five senses. seeing, smelling, tasting, listening, touching, and further exploring the sensorial materials, children begin to classify and eventually name objects and attributes in the environment.





Math

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The Montessori math material and lessons help children learn to develop an understanding of math concepts through the manipulation of concrete objects, building a secure foundation in math principles, skills, and problem-solving abilities.



Science, Geography, Art & Music

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These are all incorporated into the early childhood environment. They are presented in sensorial ways with specially designed materials and real life experiences.  In Geography, children learn not only about names of countries, but the life of people and their respective cultures.  They develop a sense of respect for different cultures, recognizing that we all belong to the family of people.  Young children are natural scientist.  Watching and caring for classroom animals and plants create an interest in Science lessons and a reverence for life.  Art and Music give the children an opportunity for creative and joyful self-expression as well as experiences with great music and works of art.


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