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Maintaining Teachers’ Enthusiasm: Why Parents Should Help The Child

Maintaining Teachers’ Enthusiasm: Why Parents Should Help The Child

Montessori guides are highly skilled and trained professionals, so why do many parents ask: “Why do they need to attend conferences?” After all, it’s an inconvenience for the parent if the school has to be closed down to allow for travel and participation.  There are several compelling reasons for parents to encourage and support teachers […]

DERS/MEFS Opportunity

DERS/MEFS Opportunity

Dear IMC Members, The International Montessori Council (IMC) is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to our member schools. We are developing a consortium of schools in partnership with the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector (NCMPS). IMC member schools who agree to participate in this research-based project will benefit in a variety […]

A Montessori Research Initiative

A Montessori Research Initiative

Greetings Montessori Colleagues, One of the many challenges we face as Montessori educators is that of clearly communicating our message to parents in order to offer them an opportunity to understand and appreciate what we offer to children. With that in mind, AMI undertook a research initiative so that we might better understand what parents […]

“We’ll talk later…” Maria Montessori In Laren (1936 – 1939)

“We’ll talk later…” Maria Montessori In Laren (1936 – 1939)

With the onset of the Spanish Civil War in 1936, the political and social conditions in Spain drove Maria Montessori to leave what had become her home since 1916. She left Barcelona aboard a British warship and arrived in England with “no definite plans for their immediate future, no clear idea of where to settle […]

A Montessori Research Initiative

Greetings Montessori Colleagues, One of the many challenges we face as Montessori educators is that of clearly communicating our message to parents in order to offer them an opportunity to understand and appreciate what we offer to children. With that in mind, AMI undertook a research initiative so that we might better understand what parents […]

Give A Gift, Get A Gift!

Give A Gift, Get A Gift!

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Montessori Foundation we designed beautiful infinity scarves and neckties that were introduced at our 21st Annual International Montessori Conference. The design was inspired and based on the Montessori Metal Inset work created by Anne Frank during her years in Montessori before she was imprisoned during World War II, […]