Curriculum - Montessori


MONTESSORI METHOD :

“The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn” by Dr. Montessori.
Our Montessori environment is carefully designed to meet these needs and offers rich learning materials to explore in areas like language, arithmetic, science, geography, history, botany, art and music..

EXERCISES OF PRACTICAL LIFE:

These activities enable children to learn about themselves their environment and mastery of everyday tasks which helps children in building self confidence .These are familiar activities the child has seen at home like pouring ,spooning ,sweeping ,polishing. These activities help the child to develop independence, concentrati on ,social awareness ,confidence & co-ordination of movements.

Sensorial Material:

Sensorial materials serves as tools for child’s development .Children build cognitive skills , and learn to order and classify impressions by isolating the physical properties such as shape , colour , texture, Sound , smell , weight , size . This rich experience of working with materials gets internalised and remains with the child throughout their life.

Arithmetic:

In a Montessori environment arithmetic is introduced with the help of specific materials. The child gradually moves from the study of concrete mathematical concepts to abstract ones. These activities gives children a sound understand of basic mathematical principles such as addition, subtraction ,multiplication, division which prepares them for later abstract reasoning and helps to develop problem-solving capabilities.

Language :

Child acquires oral language skills naturally from his /her environment. We adults must provide opportunities for the development of written language and reading. The Montessori environment is rich with different language materials like sand paper letters, moveable alphabets which helps children to associate the symbol with sound effortlessly, encouraging children to develop writing and reading skills. Working with EPL & Sensorial materials serves as preparation for reading & writing,

Culture :

In Green Dot Montessori culture is offered in the form of festivals and celebrations. Also geography, history, botany, zoology, Art & music are presented as extensions of the sensorial and language activities. Geography starts with introduction to land and water forms. Children explore different continents countries through photographs, puzzles and moulds.