Montessorians are familiar with the daily “Circle” and use this important practice for starting or closing the day, but the Peacemaking Circle or Conferencing approach has become part of restorative practices in schools, workplaces, prisons, and Court systems around the country and throughout the world. Based on ancient practices of aboriginal peoples, this approach creates […]
Webcast: Harvesting The 3 Rs Rest, Renewal and Reflection
We’ll look at how Montessori meets the basic needs for security/safety, love/belonging, freedom/choice, fun/enjoyment, power/competence, meaning /purpose. Then how we can reduce behavior problems when we meet these needs among others, both at school and at home.
Career Confessions & Fond Hopes of a Montessori Educator and ADR Specialist confess. I’ve been living a double life for a long time. Since early in my career, begun almost forty years ago, I’ve had one foot in the Montessori world and the other in the ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) world, yet I’ve still managed […]