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Elementary I

Montessori Elementary Level I Teacher Credential Course

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Teacher Education Center San Francisco Bay Area

The Elementary Level I Teacher Credential Course prepares the adult learner for working with children six to nine years old. The length of the Elementary Level I Course is twelve months for the summer intensive schedule and twenty-three months for the year-round schedule.

400 Academic hours and 1080 Practicum hours

Instruction is in Sunnyvale, CA for the Year-Round and the Summer Intensive Schedules. The Certificate of Completion is issued for satisfactory completion of the academic phase and the practicum phase, and American Montessori Society Elementary Level I Teacher Credential.

Elementary Level I Teacher Credential Course

The Montessori Elementary Level I Teacher Credential Course is comprised of 400 instructional clock hours and 1080 practicum hours which, when successfully completed, enables the adult learner to be awarded the American Montessori Society Elementary Level I Teacher Credential.

Instruction includes:

Biological Sciences

Montessori Philosophy/Theory
        Child Development/Psychology         Movement and Physical Education
Classroom Leadership Music
Curriculum Design & Strategies Observation
Early Childhood Overview Practical Life
Geometry Practicum Teaching
History Physical Science
Language Visual Arts and Crafts
        Mathematics         Yearlong Project

Practicum/Student Teaching

The practicum/student teaching is a necessary requirement for the successful completion of the Elementary Level I Teacher Credential Course.

The function of the Practicum Phase is to provide for the adult learner a supervised teaching/learning experience and a period of observation, internalization, and further study, to bring together the theory and practice of Montessori education.

 

Administrative Office: 99 Callan Avenue,  San Leandro, CA 94577

Instructional Class: 790 East Duane Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA  94085

           

Faculty: Linda Aaquist, Brigitte Frost, Ann Gavey, Thomas Lubrano, Kathy McIntosh, Wanda Whitehead

 

For further information:

 (510) 278-1115   FAX  (510)  278-1577

Info@MontessoriTrainingUSA.ORG

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