This course focuses on the strategies and practices that create and sustain a cooperative, collaborative and peaceful learning community. It starts with the individual and moves out in concentric circles to classroom, school, local community and global community. We address the very fundamental concept of creating connection among the group individuals. Based on brain research, […]
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.
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.