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Keys to Literacy: Montessori Language

Language, and subsequent literacy, can be abstract mysteries for parents and teachers. Just like learning to walk takes plenty of repetition and reinforcement, so does language.

This download explores how to prepare the body for the academic tasks of writing and reading. The physical skills of learning are dissected by sense and then combined into multi sensory lessons just like Montessori did over a hundred years ago.

The document is laden with anecdotes and ideas for crossing the bridge from “ideal to real.” There is a Frequently Asked Questions section along with resources and bibliography.

The author has combined her experience in the fields of Early Childhood, Montessori and Brain Gym® to create this dynamic reference manual. She takes you on a tour through the physical, emotional and intellectual aspects of development on the road to literacy.