NYU Steinhardt

Seminar in Montessori Early Childhood Education

  • Course Number: ECED-GE 2170
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 3
  • Description: The course focuses on acquiring a beginning understanding of the key elements of the Montessori approach to the education of young children. Course participants will examine the organic relationships among environmental design, social relationship & communicative exchanges, & children?s activities. Building on this knowledge, course participants will develop the ability to design specific materials as part of thematic, multi-sensorial, meaningful curricula units. There will be a focus on the design, evaluation, & presentation of a continuum of daily living & sensory-motor activities for young children of diverse abilities. Visits to a Montessori school are included in this course.
  • Old Course Number: E25.2170