Montessori World Educational Institute
The classes listed below, for the study of children ages 6-9, are offerred each summer in a series of week long workshops. If you are interested in any of the classes listed below click Summer Workshop Schedule for further information. Students interested in studying both the pre-primary and primary grade levels may take the courses together. For pricing and schedule see Registration.
Course II Home Study Program
The Home Study Program is designed to allow students to study Montessori educational philosophy and theory of child development through a self-directed tutorial study. The program provides the services of an experienced Montessori teacher with whom the student corresponds, a study guide containing information and assignments, theory lectures and detailed curriculum guides for Primary Math, Primary Grammar, and Cultural Subjects. Minimum 12 months study.
Math for the Young Child
This class presents the specific Montessori materials used in the development of early concrete number concepts and basic math operations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, factoring and fractions. 30 hours.
Reading Comprehension and Grammar
This class presents the specific Montessori materials to develop reading and comprehension. These include identifying grammatical parts of speech. 30 hours.
Cultural Subjects Class
This class presents the Montessori curriculum for geography, history, botany and zoology. Students learn active, hands-on methods for helping children to learn about how the earth is represented by the globe and maps while learning about the world's people and places and the wonders of nature. 30 hours.
*Books and Examination Fee separate
Upon completion of the Home Study Program and the curriculum classes, the student is eligible to take the comprehensive written and oral diploma exam.