What is Montessori Curriculum?


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Montessori curriculum differs from traditional curriculum because:

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1. According to Montessori practices, children are allowed to choose their work instead of the teacher choosing the work for them. Therefore:

2. Based on the Montessori Method, children have a natural desire to:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet are designed to measure your understanding of Montessori curriculum. Areas that you should be familiar with include main ideas of Montessori curriculum and the age group the Montessori curriculum is designed for.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize the related worksheet and quiz to comprehend the following:

  • The environment of a Montessori classroom
  • The age group that benefits from a Montessori classroom
  • Difference between Montessori curriculum and traditional curriculum
  • The main ideas behind the Montessori curriculum
  • What children have a born desire to carry out

Skills Practiced

These skill will be practiced in the quiz and worksheet:

  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the environment that children are part of in a Montessori classroom
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding what children are born to do
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as a Montessori curriculum and traditional curriculum

Additional Learning

To comprehend information about Montessori classrooms, review the related lesson titled What is Montessori Curriculum? The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Identify what the Montessori curriculum is and why it was developed
  • Learn about the supporting principles of the Montessori curriculum
  • Review the role of the teacher and the student in a Montessori classroom and the focus of the classroom
  • Recall the three sensitive periods and understand their importance