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What to do when enough is enough!

What to do when enough is enough!

The following tips are from Parents Magazine Online www.parents.com (not based on Montessori, but a great, free, online resource on parenting in general. Check it out!) Keep Your Cool Yes, it can get frustrating when your child debates nearly everything you do or say. However, getting angry, raising your voice, or being defensive won’t ease […]

Webcast:  Managing the Stress of Getting the New School Year Off to a Good Start

Webcast: Managing the Stress of Getting the New School Year Off to a Good Start

  Are you struggling with getting back in the swing of things? Have you been carried down the path of competing priorities? Teachers and heads of schools are working on preparing classrooms, scheduling events, sending out school communications, and on and on and on… But wait…Oh no! This can’t be happening: Your husband was transferred […]

Webcast / The Art of Handling Difficult Conversations with Parents / Pt 2

Webcast / The Art of Handling Difficult Conversations with Parents / Pt 2

Montessori Leadership Webcast from August 9, 2017 “The Conversation with Parents I Hate to Have” Tools for Building Trust and Support When the Topic Turns Tough –  Topic and following suggestions were developed by senior Montessori Foundation consultant, Jonathan Wolff. Webinar led by senior Montessori Foundation consultants, Kathy Leitch and Tim Seldin     Do […]

Webcast:  The Art of Handling Difficult Conversations with Parents / Pt 1

Webcast: The Art of Handling Difficult Conversations with Parents / Pt 1

Montessori Leadership Webcast from August 9, 2017 “The Conversation with Parents I Hate to Have” Tools for Building Trust and Support When the Topic Turns Tough –  Topic and following suggestions were developed by senior Montessori Foundation consultant, Jonathan Wolff. Webinar led by senior Montessori Foundation consultants, Kathy Leitch and Tim Seldin     Do […]

Testing In Montessori

Testing In Montessori

  he typical end-of-year standardized tests that many schools administer are summative accountability assessments meant to measure grade-level proficiency on a broad range of skills and knowledge or serve as a formal end-of-year exam for a specific high school level course. They are normally administered once a year or at specific grade levels. The scores […]

Salary Scales – Some Questions to Consider

Salary Scales – Some Questions to Consider

What will you pay a brand new teacher with no experience? ____________ How much is each year’s experience worth? ____________ Do you think that it is important to pay everyone according to the same pay scale? ____________     If yes, is there anything that you can do if you find someone excellent who cannot […]

Designing a Montessori Home

Designing a Montessori Home

The Bedroom We must give the child an environment that he can utilize by himself: a little washstand of his own, a bureau with drawers he can open, objects of common use that he can operate, a small bed in which he can sleep at night under an attractive blanket he can fold and spread […]

Finding an Authentic Montessori School

Finding an Authentic Montessori School

Because accreditation has traditionally applied to high schools and colleges, very few Montessori schools are accredited. More recently, parents have begun to hear about accreditation at the childcare level by an organization known as the National Association for the...
Marketing Your School

Marketing Your School

his is an excerpt from the Montessori Foundation’s Leadership Institute online course: Finding The Perfect Match: Recruiting and Retaining Your Ideal Enrollment. For more details and to enroll, go to montessori.org/leadership-institute#24999. Active IMC members receive a generous discount on this course. To order Tomorrow’s Child magazine go to: montessori.org and click the the SIGN UP […]