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Free Live Parenting Webinars with Lorna McGrath & Special Guests
Tuesdays: 1:00 – 1:30 pm (ET)

To sign up for the series of live Montessori Family Life webinars, CLICK HERE.
You will receive a weekly reminder with your unique individual link to join in.

Remember, we store videos of all of our webinars and much more in The Montessori Family Alliance member’s resource center. If you or your school are not members yet, you should look into it. We have many membership options to fit your specific needs. For more information, CLICK HERE.

May 1, 2018 – Tracey Hall | Activities of Daily Life Infant/Toddler

Tracey Hall, BA in Psychology, Infant/Toddler Montessori Certification, Lead Teacher, Montessori Teacher Educator, and Consultant.


May 8, 2018 – Tanya Ryskind |
To Do or Not To Do? 
Homework and Montessori

Tanya Ryskind

Tanya Ryskind, JD, over 30 years’ experience in educational settings as a teacher, social worker, lawyer, lobbyist, university professor, administrator, motivational speaker, teacher trainer, and Montessori professional.


May 15, 2018 – Lorna McGrath | Montessori Seniors Share Thoughts & Experiences

Lorna McGrath, MEd, former Associate Head of NewGate School, Montessori Teacher Educator, Retired Classroom Teacher, Program Director of the Montessori Family Alliance.

May 22, 2-18 – Robin Howe, EdD | Data & Assessment in Montessori

Robin Howe, EdD, Co-Head of NewGate School, International presenter and speaker, Montessori Adult Educator, and writer.

The Montessori Foundation's Annual International Conference

November 8 - 11, 2018

Free IMC Live Webcasts for Montessori Leaders with
Kathy Leitch, Tim Seldin, Jon Wolff & Special Guests

Wednesdays: 1:00 – 1:30 pm (ET)

To sign up for IMC webcasts, CLICK HERE.
You will receive a weekly reminder with your unique individual link to join in.

Remember, we store videos of all of our webcasts and much more in the IMC wing of The Montessori Family Alliance member’s resource center. Live webcasts are free; however, you must be a member of The International  Montessori Council (IMC) to retrieve archived webcasts.
For more information, CLICK HERE.

April 4, 2018 

Terri Sherrill |
Planning for Toddler Transitions

When do toddlers transition to the primary program?

How do we know they are ready? Are primary teachers ready to receive our youngest students? How do we, as school leaders budget for classrooms if we need to leave openings in the primary classes? Well…so many questions deserve some thoughtful responses and discussions! 

April 11, 2018 

Lorna McGrath |
A Parenting Instructor for Your School?

Do you wish that you not only had a parenting instructor who actually understood Montessori?

Do your parents come to you for advice but can’t get away during the day or in the evenings to join a live group

If so, the Parenting Puzzle – The Basics might be just the ticket. In this webcast there will also be a sneak preview of the next course in the Parenting PuzzleRight from the Start for prenatal through three years old.

April 18, 2018

Jonathan Wolff | The Power of Individualized Leadership

In The One Minute Manager,
“Catch people doing something right.”

Sometimes we’re so putting out fires, fixing toilets, and mediating misunderstandings that we overlook opportunities to say something meaningful to the people who make our program great.



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Book Reviews: The Adventures of Sophie Mouse: The Mouse House #11

The Adventures of Sophie Mouse: The Mouse House #11 Written by Poppy Green Illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell This is just one book in an adventure series for young readers. NewGate School’s lower elementary teacher chose a couple of these books for parents and friends to purchase at our annual school book fair for their […]

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Book Review: The Best Man

The Best Man By Richard Peck I really enjoyed this book! It made me laugh. It made me cry! It’s about a boy becoming a young man. Archer tells his own story from elementary school through middle school. He’s one of the lucky ones. He has a family of parents, grandparents, and an uncle that […]

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Book Review: Hello, My Name is Oliver

Hello, My Name is Oliver By Paymaneh Ritchie This was a very fun book for Upper Elementary and Middle School children. Oliver is telling the story of his life from a dog’s perspective (or at least from what a human thinks is a dog’s perspective). The author has a good sense of humor. She also […]

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Book Review: The Song From Somewhere Else

The Song From Somewhere Else Written by A. F. Harrold Illustrated by Levi Pinfold I’m not a big fan of science fiction and probably wouldn’t have read this book if I had known that it is science fiction. I was happily surprised at how much this book captivated me. There were a few things that […]

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Book Review: She Persisted

She Persisted illustrated by Alexandra Boiger The mantra in this book about thirteen American woman who made a difference is “she persisted.” The illustrations depict each character and some symbols of the things that they did or parts of their lives that were significant. The women that are highlighted are Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Clara […]

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Book Review: Little World: A Book About Tolerance

A Book About Tolerance By Joanna F. Carolan This is an interesting approach to teaching children about open-mindedness, acceptance, and understanding. The author chose to create an imaginary world that had four different countries. Each country had a different shape and everything in the country was that shape—people, plants, animals, buildings, vehicles, etc. Each country was […]

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Browse Our Online Store

Our online store is stocked with physical and digital editions by world-renowned authors such as Tim Seldin and Paul Epstein. Administrators, guides, and parents will all find this store to be a valuable resource. For our complete listing, visit our store by CLICKING HERE,