Sand Tray Prewriting
Lesson plan developed by Ms. Erika Geelhoed, BA Ed
* Lesson plan objective and assessment can be adapted to use this activity with school-age children.
*Note: This lesson is designed to be used many times and can be a helpful classroom tool for many adapted lesson plans and work.
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Independence in the Montessori Classroom
Children are often capable of more than they are allowed. Certain preconceived notions may inhibit a teacher’s comfort level with independence for the children in his or her care. One of the simplest ways to incorporate Montessori elements in program planning is to first begin with setting children up for success with independent habits.