This course is designed to provide students with insight into the underlying theories guiding Montessori education which will allow them to work with children and their families from birth to six years. Focus will be on understanding child psychology and child development from a Montessori perspective as well as that of new research. There will be an emphasis on early childhood education as candidates learn to understand the physical and psychological characteristics of the developing child, the importance of education from birth, how to establish collaborative parent-professional relationships and development of programs in accordance with the theories of Maria Montessori and the principles of the Montessori method.
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for educators.
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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.
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