MONTESSORI EDUCATION

Montessori is a scientifically founded method of educating children founded on the
belief that a child’s education should be constructed to develop all aspects of a child:
social, emotional, physical and academic. The principal purpose of Montessori
education is to develop the child’s natural thirst of knowledge, to develop a sense of
order, nurture functional creativity, boost self-confidence and importantly, help develop
structure, independence and confidence in learning.
The five principals of Montessori methods
• Respect for the child
• The absorbent mind
• Sensitive periods
• The prepared environment
• Auto education
The principal purpose of Montessori education is to develop the child’s natural thirst of
knowledge, to develop a sense of order, nurture functional creativity, boost self-
confidence and importantly, help develop structure, independence and confidence in
learning. Students of Montessori education have a tendency to be more competent to
manage them and think freely.
Components of a Montessori Classroom
• Freedom. We’ve talked before about freedom within limits and the Montessori classroom.
• Structure & Order. …
• Community & Social Life. …
• Beauty & Atmosphere. …
• Reality & Nature. …
• Montessori Materials.
Each child is valued as a unique individual. Montessori education recognizes that children learn in
different ways, and accommodates all learning styles.

THE IMPORTANCE OF MONTESSORI
EDUCATION

Montessori education is a different method of education that focuses on student
development rather than learning. In other words, it does not emphasize exams, quizzes or
grades. In fact, it aims to create mature and socially adept students. The system was
invented by Maria Montessori around 1900 in Italy to educate poor children. students
following the Montessori system performed better than traditional students. The biggest
differences were in social skills and behaviour. There is also more beliefs of justice and
fairness in Montessori Education and emotionally positive feelings.The Montessori
education believes that children learn best when they choose by themselves what to learn.
In Montessori classes today, there are children from different age backgrounds who
participate in various activities. Teachers are only there to guide the children through the
activities.

ADVANTAGES OF MONTESSORI EDUCATION
1. It provides hands-on learning ·
2. Enhanced Social Interaction ·
3. Learning Environment ·
4. It develops soft skills ·
5. It provides independence.
The Montessori Method encourages empathy, a love of social justice, and a passion for lifelong
learning in addition to individually paced.
Benefits of Montessori Education for Your Child
• Develops critical thinking skills.
• Improves social skills.
• Supports emotional development
• Enhances creativity and imagination.
• Fosters a love of learning.
• Develops fine motor skills.
• Encourages problem-solving.
• Supports language development

Jincy (batch 76)

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