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Preschool/Kindergarten - The Foundation Program of Montessori

Our 3–6 distance education Montessori diploma program offers a comprehensive curriculum, including a thorough theory and teaching strategies manual that provides detailed, essential topics surrounding the theory, philosophy and methodology of Dr. Montessori.

Six superior quality curriculum manuals are included with this diploma program. The manuals cover the critical stages of development for ages 3–6, setting out step-by-step activities for the educator to introduce to the children. PLUS! Our program includes online access to over 5 hours of professional video presentations and over 590 pages of Blackline Masters on CD, all designed to complement our 3–6 curriculum.


Sensorial Development & Music Enrichment
(214 page manual)
Sensorial Activities including Music: An array of activities to assist the child in understanding the information she receives from her environment. Sensorial impressions are infinite. The activities presented in this manual help the child discriminate, appreciate and understand her world. Music for the Montessori classroom is also covered. View Table of Contents

Blackline Masters
23 pages of blackline masters, complement the Sensorial curriculum. View a Sample Blackline Master.
  Montessori Sensorial Manual
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Sensorial Online Presentations Now Included!
Follow along with your curriculum manual and view almost two hours worth of key Sensorial activities, including demonstrations using the Pink Tower, Red Rods, Broad Stair, Constructive Triangles and more...


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Montessori 3-6 Classroom Guide
(275 page manual)

This is the most extensive Montessori 3–6 "How to Teach" manual ever published.

Some of the topics covered are:

  • How to present lessons the Montessori Way
  • How to organize a Montessori classroom
  • Classroom management
  • Starting off right in September
  • Parental involvement
  • Special needs
  • The absorbent mind
  • Critical periods of development
  • Grace and courtesy
  • Dr. Montessori and the Montessori method
 
Language Arts Manual
(209 page manual)
Through the use of a multitude of activities, a child first learns his phonetic sounds, phonetic reading and writing, irregular or sight words, phonograms and blends, which leads to fluent (total) reading. We also document journal keeping, creative writing, whole language and poetry.

Blackline Masters
259 pages of Language Arts blackline masters, including the pink, blue and yellow materials, complement the Language Arts curriculum. View a Sample Blackline Master.

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Language Arts Online Presentations Now Included!
Follow along with your curriculum manual and view 26 key Language Arts activities, including demonstrations using the Movable Alphabet, Sandpaper Letters, Pink & Blue Materials and many more activities.



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Culture and Science Manual
(183 page manual)
Geography - Starting with land, water and air, and progressing to studying the world's different regions through photographs, art, geo-molds and geography puzzles.

History - By examining their own timeline from birth to present, and their own family tree, children gain their first sense of history, and the concept of time is brought to life.

Botany - Assists the child in exploring the biological aspects of his environment. Helps him develop an appreciation for the delicate balance of nature. The study of botany is child centered using live plants as a knowledge and interest catalyst.

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Zoology - Children by their very nature are fascinated with animals. We learn about animals and to respect their needs, habits and characteristics.

Science Experiments - The activities are interesting and fun! They are all "hands on". Prediction and analysis are incorporated into each experiment. All experiments are "teacher friendly".

Blackline Masters
164 pages of blackline masters, complement the Culture & Science curriculum. View a Sample Blackline Master.


Mathematics Manual
(201 page manual)
All activities incorporate the use of concrete materials. Children first learn to count to ten, and systematically progress to solving complex addition, subtraction, multiplication and division questions. View Table of Contents.

Blackline Masters
146 pages of blackline masters, complement the Mathematics curriculum. View a Sample Blackline Master.

  Montessori Mathematics Manual
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Mathematics Online Presentations Now Included!
Follow along with your curriculum manual and view 51 key Mathematics activities, including demonstrations using the Number Rods, Sand Paper Number, Bead Material, Teen Boards and much much more...


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Practical Life Manual
(155 page manual)
Practical Life Activities: Like all of the manuals, Practical Life begins with an introduction to ensure your thorough understanding of the subject. Following the introduction, many creative time tested Practical Life activities are offered to assist the child in developing a sense of order, concentration, personal pride, independence, respect for others, fine motor skills, grace and courtesy, confidence and self esteem.

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