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Parenting in the Digital Age

Parenting in the Digital Age

One of our greatest challenges in the 21st century is how to help children navigate technology responsibly. In this session Cheryl Allen and Dr. Nora Faris discuss the potentials and the pitfalls of parenting during the digital age. Join us to learn about strategies for guiding our children through today’s digital world.

Travel  With Teens

Travel With Teens

Our family does not live near grandparents or other family members, and we have not for the last eighteen years. That means we have done many miles of traveling with babies, toddlers, school children, and now teens. We have traveled by car, train, and airplane across the country and around the world. It does get […]

Parenting in the Digital Age

Practical Life in Elementary and Beyond!

Montessori said, “Only practical work and experience lead a child to maturity.” Cheryl Allen will share ideas that will help children at home and in the classroom to prepare for life during the elementary years and beyond. She will show how Practical Life activities change as children grow from pouring and scooping lessons during Early […]

Parenting in the Digital Age

Practical Life for Elementary and Beyond

Most people think of Montessori Practical Life as scooping and pouring in the Early Childhood years but as Maria Montessori said, “Education should not just be preparation for university, it should be preparation for life.” Cheryl Allen will guide us through activities and ideas for Practical Life during the elementary and adolescent years.

Parenting in the Digital Age

Summer Ideas

Are you wondering how to keep your child not only busy during the summer months when school is out, but also keep her learning? Are you worried that if your child is not enrolled in a summer program called “Little Genius’s” or the Center for Brighter Children that your child will be behind when he […]

Parenting in the Digital Age

Webinar: What’s Special about Montessori Elementary?

From her many years of teaching and parenting Cheryl Allen will share what the special characteristics of elementary age children are. Join her to find out how you can best support this developmental stage at home and at school.

Kvetching Respectfully: Social Media Complaining

Kvetching Respectfully: Social Media Complaining

ho doesn’t love the chance to see your friends’ wedding pictures, kids, travel, and funny work stories on social media? It is a wonderful place to connect, help, and learn. I use the opportunity to communicate with other Montessori teachers from around the world, sometimes having the opportunity to offer an idea that could help […]