FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION
ARE MONTESSORI METHODS?
Montessori Education for children is the use methods as described
by Dr. Maria Montessori. The Montessori curriculum consists
of 5 critical areas of early child development and the teaching
principles are :
Life Learn to perform daily task, such as, developing the
independence and sense of responsibility of the child and
also physical coordination.
Sensorial Develop the sensory-motor capabilities of the five
senses. Sensorial education also provides the basis for other
areas of development.
Language & Phonics English and Chinese language skills
in hearing, speech, reading, writing and drama. The phonetic
approach using sandpaper letters and the word-building kits
takes new readers basic matching, word recognition and phrase-reading
exercises to the point where they can confidently tackle sentences
Mathematics Montessori arithmetic is taught as early as three,
by giving the child objects to hold, count and manipulate.
These help him learn the fundamentals of simple addition,
subtraction, multiplication and division to ensure a good
math foundation before the child enters Primary One.
Cultural Geography, history and science concepts are illustrated
by simple experiment, charts, stories and educational excursions.
are the benefits of Montessori Education?
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