Promoting Group Work In Preschool Classroom
In our preschool classroom, children of mixed ages come together to learn, communicate, and help one another. The classroom functions like a family – providing many possibilities for group work, teaching, problem-solving, and independent work. This unique setting encourages the development of children's social and personal skills.
In a preschool environment, the objects are carefully prepared and arranged in specific spaces that spark children's interest. These resources can help children learn various skills, including fundamental mathematics concepts and fine motor skills. As a result, our preschool classroom encourages the growth of educated, compassionate individuals who demonstrate empathy for others, self-care, and a sense of responsibility for their environment.
Social and Personal Growth Of Children
Our primary goal is social and personal growth – children gain vital social skills, including cooperation, communication, and empathy, through everyday interactions and group activities. Together, they learn how to settle, take turns, and solve problems, laying the groundwork for future collaboration and partnerships. Children form enduring friendships with peers of all ages in a mixed-age environment, fostering solid interpersonal relationships.
At Vcare Montessori, our classroom promotes independence and self-directed learning. With the chance to choose activities that suit their interests and skills, children are encouraged to feel a sense of ownership and responsibility. Children are taught self-care practices, including doing laundry and keeping themselves clean. Children gain a sense of accountability for their environment by participating in activities like watering the plants or preparing the table for snack time. The materials used in the classroom have been designed to be self-correcting, enabling students to accept accountability for their deeds and contribute to the school community's happiness.