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The Montessori Foundation's Annual International Conference

November 8 - 11, 2018

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Find the Plan for You and Your School

Learn Something New to Help You and Your School

Online Workshops

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.

October 2, 2018 – Lorna | Self-Calming and Learning Styles: Part 1

Join Lorna McGrath as she presents Part 1 of “Self-Calming and Learning Styles from 3-8 Years Old.” In this session Lorna will explain how learning styles work, how to know one when you see or hear one, and what learning styles have to do with self-calming.

 

August 14, 2018 – Maria Eva Chaffin | Developing Skills for Success in Life / Pt 2

Find out what activities parents can offer at home to continue to nurture the development of these important skills during the elementary and adolescent years. Maria Eva Chaffin, MS in Exceptional Students and Learning, Montessori Teacher Certification in Early Childhood, and other educational certifications, Primary Montessori Guide at NewGate School

 

August 21, 2018 – Cheryl Allen | Practical Life for Elementary and Beyond

Montessori said, “Only practical work and experience lead a child to maturity.” Cheryl Allen will share ideas about that parents can use that will provide their children opportunities for work and experiences needed to grow and mature. Cheryl Allen, M.A. – Elementary Guide at NewGate School, Montessori certified in Early Childhood and Elementary, adult educator, and conference presenter – www.newgate.edu

August 28, 2018 – Kathryn Kvols | Dad’s Important Role as Daughter Grows

Sometimes dads feel like a ‘duck out of water’ when it comes to relating to their tween/teen daughter. Join Kath Kvold as she shares ways for dads and daughters to connect during this crucial time in a girl’s life. Kath Kvols is the author of Redirecting Children’s Behavior and is the President of International Network for Children and Families.

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

Wednesdays: 1:00 – 2:30 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.

August 22, 2018 

Christine Lowry |
A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: Part 2 of 3

 

 

 

Tier Two in the Montessori-Based MTSS will review accommodations, modifications, differentiated instruction, and individual learning supports to serve the needs of our variety of students. We’ll discuss the importance of learning relationships and the tools for classroom management in maintaining a peaceful classroom environment for all.  

August 29, 2018 

Christine Lowry |
A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: Part 3 of 3

 

 

 

Tier Three in the Montessori-Based MTSS will review accommodations, modifications, differentiated instruction, and individual learning supports to serve the needs of our variety of students. We’ll discuss the importance of learning relationships and the tools for classroom management in maintaining a peaceful classroom environment for all.  

September 5, 2018

Brynn Rangel & Maria Eva Chafin | Executive Function

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