THE MONTESSORI SYSTEM
Indraprastha schools are among the premier institutions of the country which recognize and implement the Montessori system of education at the pre-primary stage. The activities conducted encourage students to use their sense of touch, sight, smell to explore and manage materials in the environment. Educators provide a congenial learning ambience to meet the needs of the students. This policy is practiced not only with scientific precision but also with an artistic refinement. This helps in the consolidation of intelligence and motor skills with specially prepared learning tools.
Montessori environment supports learning by:
- Providing safe, engaging and nurturing environment to the child
- Promoting trust in themselves and their world
- Developing confidence in their emerging abilities
- Developing gross motor coordination, fine motor skills and language skills
- Offering opportunities to gain independence in daily tasks
The classrooms have beautifully crafted environments designed to meet the needs of the students. The experiential learning in this type of classroom leads to a deeper understanding of language, mathematics, science ,music, social interactions and much more. The classroom methodologies are created in such a way that it supports child development, creating a match between the child’s natural interests and the available activities. Students learn through their own experience and at their own pace. They respond at any moment to the natural curiosities that exist in all humans and build a social foundation for lifelong learning.
Children learn by direct contact with things than by narration alone. They also develop social skills and learn to resolve differences in a friendly way. It is very scientific and child-centric. Self discipline, sense of responsibility, self confidence and sharing with the peer group are some of the traits and essential qualities for the all round development which are affectionately nurtured through this system. The child learns in a free but well structured educational environment.