What is Montessori Education and how does it impact student learning?

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Unit One: What is Montessori Education and how does it impact student learning?

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Pre Assessment

Please complete this survey:

Unit 1: Pre-Assessment

Lesson One: What is Montessori Education?

Do:

Watch: Montessori Education Video

Read: Playful Learning and Montessori Education - Angeline S. Lillard

Discuss:

What is Montessori Education? What does Montessori Education mean to you? Do you think that Montessori Education methods have more benefits than Public School Education methods? What are some ways Montessori Education methods are used in your school?

Unit 1: Lesson One Discussion

Please create your own thread, and respond to at least 2 threads. Please remember to back up and cite your theories and thoughts. In addition to using the provided video and text, you may use outside sources to support your thoughts.

Lesson Two: What are Montessori Education Methods?

Do:

Choose a lesson plan from: LessonPlanPage.com

Read: Montessori Method - Maria Montessori (Once you have chosen a lesson plan, use the Table of Contents to find strategies that correlate with the subject you have chosen.)

Discuss:

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Please provide a link to the original lesson plan that you have chosen in your discussion post. Describe the changes that you would make to the lesson to align with Montessori Education methods. Describe any strategies and methods that are already implemented that align with Montessori Education methods.

Unit 1: Lesson Two Discussion

Please create your own thread, and respond to at least 2 threads. Please remember to provide explanations for your modifications and cite your thoughts.

Post Assessment

Please complete this survey:

Unit 1: Post Assessment

References

Lillard, A. S. (2013). Playful learning and Montessori education. American journal of play, 5(2), 157.

Montessori Education (n.d.). Retrieved May 10, 2017, from http://littleclarionschool.com/?q=montessori-education

Montessori, M. (2013). The montessori method. Transaction publishers.

Montessori School Education. (2016, June 14). Retrieved May 10, 2017, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzmvtVAuuyI

Link to Unit 2