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EDUC 5366 (3-3-0) Montessori Early Childhood Content Areas and Philosophy
The MAT with Montessori specialization is designed for students who are seeking a Master of Arts in Teaching with Montessori specialization concentrations Early Childhood (2.5 – 6 year old child) and Elementary Level I (6–9 year old child). This course provides the MAT with Montessori specialization Early Childhood concentration student the philosophy and rationale of the Early Childhood (2.5 through 6 years of age) and presents the lessons as they relate to the Montessori Early Childhood content areas and philosophy. Visual arts, music, movement can be used to enhance all other areas of the curriculum. A good understanding of the perceptual-motor development of the young child is essential to an Early Childhood teacher. Fall.
Prerequisite: Meet the DBU Graduate School admissions requirements, EDUC 5361, 5362, 5363, 5364, and 5365.