IT102A – Montessori Infant Environmental Design


Introduction to philosophy and rationale of environmental design of infant and toddler classrooms

Montessori Infant Environmental Design

This course introduces the student to philosophy and rationale of environmental design of infant classrooms. Movement curriculum, selection and placement of materials, primary care giving, on demand schedules in home or care environment.

Schedule: Montessori Infant Environmental Design

  • September 15th – September 16th, 2018

Assessment: Montessori Infant & Toddler Environmental Design

The student must satisfactorily complete written and practical evaluations for both academic and practicum phases as well as complete all in-class assignments and classroom manuals as directed.

Readings: Montessori Infant & Toddler Environmental Design

  • The Absorbent Mind, Maria Montessori
  • Maria Montessori: Her Life & Work, E.M. Standing
  • Oneness to Separateness, Louise Kaplan
  • Understanding the Human Being, Silvana Montanaro
  • Your Self Confident Baby, Magda Gerba
  • Shining Through, Sonnie McFarland