Early Childhood


Early Childhood Courses

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EC – Montessori Philosophy

Theory of Montessori Method including history, sensitive periods, role of the teacher and role of the child, prepared environment, and process of normalization. Also includes discussion of developmental theories of other major theorists, absorbent mind, logical/mathematical mind, spiritual & moral development. How the above relate to child, materials, teacher, and environment.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Practical Life

Introduces learning materials for practical life/daily living in the Montessori Early Childhood classroom. Includes ground rules & courtesy, control of movement, care of person, care of environment, food & nutrition. Demonstration of materials, lecture & practice.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Sensorial

Philosophy & rationale, materials aiding the development and refinement of the senses. Demonstration of materials, lecture and practice

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Montessori Language

Philosophy & rational, receptive & expressive language experience, visual & auditory perceptual experiences, vocabulary development & enrichment, basic materials: sandpaper letters, moveable alphabet & metal insets, reading, penmanship, writing & function of words. Demonstration of materials, lecture & practice.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Montessori Mathematics

Philosophy & rationale. Materials that aide development of those concepts/skills. Introduction to numeration, decimal system, functions of the decimal systems, linear counting, memorization, fractions, demonstration of material, lecture & practice.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Montessori Early Childhood Classroom Leadership

The goal of this course is to teach effective interventions that promote a peaceful and encouraging classroom atmosphere. Preparation of the environment, scheduling & curriculum planning, lesson strategies, evaluation of children & techniques for discipline, communication & problem solving.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Human Development

Explores stage of development and growth of the preschool child; and covers emotional, intellectual, cognitive, physical and social development; stages of childhood; current research, communication process between adult and child; guidance approaches; and community resources which provide parent education, family and children services and also includes discussion of developmental theories of other major theorists.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Life & Physical Science & Observation

This course covers simple activities/experiments involving the states of matter and energy as well as an introduction to geology and astronomy, Botany & Zoology, and earth elements.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Social Studies & Art

Social Studies: This course introduces the student to philosophy and rationale of geography, land & waters forms, globes, maps, flags and multi-cultural awareness in the Montessori early childhood classroom . History: time, calendar, seasons and personal history. Art: This course will introduce the student to developmentally appropriate art practices with preschool children. Philosophy & rationale, […]

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Life & Physical Science

This course covers simple activities/experiments involving the states of matter and energy as well as an introduction to geology and astronomy, Botany & Zoology, and earth elements.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Music & Movement

This course covers the rationale for music in the curriculum; rhythmic, vocal, and instrumental skills; and music appreciation and history. It also covers Montessori’s rationale for movement; basic gross motor skills; body awareness; and movement activities for line time and outdoors.

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Gardening & Special Needs

Gardening: This class will give an overview o the importance of including gardening as a necessary part of Practical Life and Botany in the 3-6 environments. The adult learners will participate in hands-on garden/botanical experiences as well as be given a tour of the gardens (butterfly, flowering organic vegetable) and the abundant flora on the […]

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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EC – Social Studies & Administration

Social Studies: This course introduces the student to philosophy and rationale of geography, land & waters forms, globes, maps, flags and multi-cultural awareness in the Montessori early childhood classroom . History: time, calendar, seasons and personal history. Administration: This course covers all aspects of starting a new school including: licensing requirements, legal structure, budget & […]

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Summit Questa Campus,5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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