This year long series looks at the experiences of teachers, parents, students, and Montessori education itself, as we follow a student through his first year at a Montessori Preschool. The Montessori Insights and Reflections of a Preschool Student’s First Year is a collection of useful stories, tips, and information that has arisen from one real student's Montessori journey, viewed through the eyes of his Montessori Teacher, Bree Von Nes.
Over the past couple of weeks, Jordan has been showing interest in the Montessori Sandpaper Letters and is always watching the lessons I give to other children. We have worked with the I Spy game several times and he has become quite proficient with identifying which objects begin with the various sounds. Today, Jordan brought me the box of Montessori Sandpaper Letters and asked if we could do sounds together. It was wonderful to see him initiate the presentation and of course, I seized the opportunity.