Poster or Presentation Title

Making Music with Maria Montessori

Location

Sydnor Performance Hall

Access Type

Open Access

Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

Start Date

4-4-2018 10:45 AM

Department

Music

Abstract

Although Montessori’s methods may not be universally accepted in common school system, her basic ideology in regards to successful childhood development which is encouraged in the classroom can be applied to any classroom environment. With the intent of improving music pedagogy and child classroom environments, the purpose of this research was to inspect Montessori’s theory and analysis here experiences that impacted her research discovery. The particular problems of this study were to (1) analyze Montessori theory and teaching methods; (2) examine Montessori’s techniques; and (3) and create a series of lesson plans utilizing Montessori techniques.

Montessori’s methods benefit young children through their development by encouraging independent actions and thoughts. These techniques includes student choice, discovery, and freedom of movement. A series of four lessons were developed utilizing Montessori’s techniques. The Montessori techniques gives the child the opportunity to test their ideas, themselves, their relationships, and materials.

Faculty Mentor

Dr. Cynthia Ramsey

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Apr 4th, 10:45 AM

Making Music with Maria Montessori

Sydnor Performance Hall

Although Montessori’s methods may not be universally accepted in common school system, her basic ideology in regards to successful childhood development which is encouraged in the classroom can be applied to any classroom environment. With the intent of improving music pedagogy and child classroom environments, the purpose of this research was to inspect Montessori’s theory and analysis here experiences that impacted her research discovery. The particular problems of this study were to (1) analyze Montessori theory and teaching methods; (2) examine Montessori’s techniques; and (3) and create a series of lesson plans utilizing Montessori techniques.

Montessori’s methods benefit young children through their development by encouraging independent actions and thoughts. These techniques includes student choice, discovery, and freedom of movement. A series of four lessons were developed utilizing Montessori’s techniques. The Montessori techniques gives the child the opportunity to test their ideas, themselves, their relationships, and materials.