t is unusual for Montessorians to discuss the subject of bullying; in fact, in our well-prepared peace environments and community conscious classrooms, bullying is rarely an issue. However, it seems that more and more scenarios that would fit within the definition of bullying are cropping up in our elementary and upper school environments. The following […]
’ve been in the field of Montessori for about 30 years, and within the last several years, I’ve noticed how, even within Montessori environments, children, parents, and faculty were showing many signs of stress, and often I was working with students who were struggling with a variety of anxiety-related conditions. Because I have always been […]
Hillary Drinkell discussed Calming and Grounding Activities for Children. Hillary is both a Montessori teacher trainer and a yoga instructor. Between them, you will learn some excellent and practical strategies to help children learn how to become calm when upset.
A conversation with Hillary Drinkell – Healthy breathing is the foundation to our physical and mental wellness. Last time Hillary was our guest she shared breath techniques for grounding. In this session she shared several other breath techniques. Students, teachers and parents can easily learn how to affect positive changes in their mind-body systems this […]
Participants will discover a variety of techniques to develop friendships and communication skills. Activities will be introduced which help further friendships, reduce cliques and enhance communication skills. Appropriate for Kindergarten age and up in small or larger group settings.
Hillary Drinkell shares some techniques to create awareness of and empathy towards others which in turn creates better child to child relationships.
Hillary Drinkell – In this session participants will discover how to develop children’s imaginations and emotional strength through stories, myths and fairy tales. Various activities will be discussed that have practical applications to furthering children’s imaginations and emotional strength. Appropriate for students of all ages.