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Book Review: Montessori for Every Family: A guide for living, loving and learning

Book Review: Montessori for Every Family: A guide for living, loving and learning

Montessori for Every Family: A practical parenting guide to living, loving, and learning by Tim Seldin and Lorna McGrath     Montessori For Every Family: A practical parenting guide to living, loving, and learning by Tim Seldin and Lorna McGrath is the picture-perfect...
Optimizing Your Parent Teacher Conference Experience!

Marching On…Montessori at Home

It is important that children’s activity during this time at home be joyful, thoughtful, challenging, and supportive of the love of learning. You were your child’s first teacher, providing these facets of education from the beginning, and, as a parent, you are highly capable of being an interim partner in your child’s learning. Effectively replicating […]

Transforming Your Parent-Teacher Relationship Through Courageous Conversation

Transforming Your Parent-Teacher Relationship Through Courageous Conversation

Education requires parents, teacher, and child to work together in cooperation. A weakness in any of these decreases the efficiency of others while inhibiting the development of the child.”  —Maria Montessori Courageous Conversation occurs when people come to a conversation with a deep concern for human welfare, values, and dignity. It exists as people say […]

Living Montessori Through Courageous Conversation

Living Montessori Through Courageous Conversation

Values are our guiding principles. Being a Montessori leader means we participate in values-based leadership, which should be our aspiration. Working toward values-based leadership involves a continuous self-improvement process: thinking about Montessori values; considering how they should shape our behavior, actions, and communications; reflecting on if we are in alignment with Montessori values on a […]

Optimizing Your Parent Teacher Conference Experience!

Courageous Conversations Between Parents and Teachers

The purpose of Courageous Conversation between parents and teachers is to create a safe space for meaningful dialogue about issues regarding children. The desired end is to understand each other’s perspective and work together to best serve the child. We know that this is not always a one step, quick-fix, but rather a complicated process […]