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EDUC 5378 (3-3-0) Montessori Elementary 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 students in the MAT with Montessori specialization Elementary I concentration the philosophy and rationale of the Elementary I Montessori content areas and philosophy and presents the lessons as they relate to the Montessori elementary content areas and philosophy materials. The relationship of the visual arts, music, movement, and scientific experimentation can be used to enhance all other areas of the curriculum. Understanding the development of the Elementary child is essential when planning lessons and activities. Fall.
Prerequisite: Meet the DBU Graduate School admissions requirements, EDUC 5370, 5371, 5372, 5373, and 5374.