This course will introduce the student to the group of exercises known in Montessori education as Practical Life. We will explore their function in the development of the child, with particular emphasis on how they promote concentration and prepare the child for later activities. Focus will be on understanding how interest, attention, concentration and independence are fostered by these exercises, in relation to the child’s immediate environment as well as the larger society in which he lives. Attention will also be given to activities which invite the child to practice social etiquette.
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.
Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.
Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.
Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.
Learn practical skills from expert instructors to boost your resume or succeed in your current role.