Daily Areas of Child’s development emphasized at Uudaan:-
Practical Life is one of the basic areas of a child’s development in our areas of work. It prepares and helps the child to absorb the order, coordination, and independence, that lays a strong foundation for learning and takes part with confidence in the activities of daily adult life. It helps an individual to take care of oneself and the environment around with Grace and Courtesy.
Sensorial comes from the words sense or senses. The purpose and aim of sensorial activities is to acquire clear, conscious, information and is able to concentrate on the refinement of all senses from visual to stereognostic
(seeing through hands); that helps an individual to be able to make classifications of the things around in the environment. The child of Montessori, is a “Sensorial Explorer.”
Language is a system of symbols with an agreed upon meaning that is used for expressions. Language is a means of communication ideas or feelings by the use of conventionalised sounds and signs, thus, being the spoken and written language.
The Components of our language that helps the child to gain confidence:
Spoken Language: Create an internal dictionary and practice using words in it.
Phonetic awareness: Learn the sounds within words using appropriate syllabications.
Writing: A form of expression on the acquired awareness of sounds, stringing sounds together in succession that gives a meaningful understanding.
Reading: Experiencing the articulation of sounds that lead to Mechanical Reading and Total Reading.
Graded the hand on experience with Sensorial Materials, math concepts are introduced through quantity identification, mainly with the skill of colour coding in Montessori Environment. Arithmetic deals with shapes, space, numbers and their association by the use of quantities and symbols, precisely, the concepts are concentrated to help the child gain mastery in numeration and the decimal system, that lay a strong foundation to understand the four operations; addition, multiplication, subtraction and division.