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Webcast: Parent Ambassador Programs  that Build Stronger School Communities

Webcast: Parent Ambassador Programs that Build Stronger School Communities

On December 13th, 2017, Tim Seldin led a conversation on the topic of one aspect of creating deeper parent engagement through a Parent Ambassador program.   A Parent Ambassador is any parent who gives his or her time and talent to support the efforts of the school in welcoming new parents, providing a current parent‘s […]

Montessori Teacher Training: The Calypso Paradigm

Montessori Teacher Training: The Calypso Paradigm

By Nancy McCormick Rambusch   Introduction   Dr. Nancy McCormick was the founder of the American Montessori Society in 1960 and is widely considered to the tireless inspiration of the second wave of interest in Montessori education in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s. In 1992, she was a member of the founding […]

Webcast: Parent Ambassador Programs  that Build Stronger School Communities

Webcast: Infant Toddlers Montessori Education

This week, Kathy Leitch will explore the amazing world of Infant-Toddler Montessori Education and the process of establishing a new program or enhancing one that you may have running, Kathy is an Infant-Toddler educator and is the Educational Director of the Center for Guided Montessori Studies’ Infant-Toddler Montessori Teacher Education Program.

Webcast: Steve Hughes – The value of concentration in developing agency

Webcast: Steve Hughes – The value of concentration in developing agency

On October 14, 2015, we were joined by Dr. Steve Hughes. As a board-certified pediatric neuropsychologist, Dr. Hughes also specializes in assessment and treatment planning for persons who have problems with attention, concentration, organization, planning, and related executive functions. His topic was The value of concentration in developing agency.

Webcast: An Informal Conversation With Dr. Steve Hughes

Webcast: An Informal Conversation With Dr. Steve Hughes

On September 25th, 2014, neurologist and Montessori researcher Steve Hughes and Montessori Foundation President, Tim Seldin, sat down to discuss his work and how modern brain science supports Montessori education worldwide. As Steve puts it, Montessori builds better brains. v

Sponsoring New Teachers through Montessori Training

Sponsoring New Teachers through Montessori Training

Many Montessori schools sponsor promising people through Montessori teacher training programs. Usually, these individuals are well known by the school before they are hired.  Most will have been active as parent volunteers, substitutes, or specialist teachers in fields such as art, music, or foreign languages. Some may have begun as aides or assistants. The two […]

Webcast: Parent Ambassador Programs  that Build Stronger School Communities

Webcast: Keeping Montessori Students for the Full Three-Year Cycle

Download PDF of slides This is a big issue and one that is crucial to building and maintaining full-implemented Montessori programs. This is not only a challenge at the Children’s House level to keep the “Kindergartners. It applies to the third year in Elementary I and also to the third year in Elementary II. It ties into […]

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: Parent Ambassador Programs  that Build Stronger School Communities

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: Parent Ambassador Programs  that Build Stronger School Communities

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: Parent Ambassador Programs  that Build Stronger School Communities

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 […]