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How to Address Challenging Behaviors in the Montessori Classroom

How to Address Challenging Behaviors in the Montessori Classroom

How to Address Challenging Behaviors: Applying Positive Behavior Support Strategies to the Montessori Classroom What happens when a child struggles to normalize? What do we do when challenging behaviors disrupt the learning environment? Positive behavior support strategies can be used to restore peace in the classroom. In this webinar, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Brynn Rangel […]

Seeing Red Flags in the Classroom: Setting Up Strategies for Student Success

Seeing Red Flags in the Classroom: Setting Up Strategies for Student Success

Children’s Meeting House Montessori School re we seeing more learning differences in children? This is a question that teachers have repeatedly asked me. They are seeing students who struggle with concentration issues, processing information, an inability to follow multiple-step procedures or directions, sensory challenges, and an inability to capture thoughts on paper. And more importantly, […]

Actively Creating Diversity in Montessori Schools In America

Actively Creating Diversity in Montessori Schools In America

ostering diversity is an ongoing process. We may not have control over who enrolls in our schools,but it is imperative that we make every effort to ensure all families feel welcome in our schools and cultivate a peaceful relationship with all peoples in the world. Our school is not diverse racially, nor even socioeconomically. Our […]

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.

Pychological Evaluations: What does it all mean?

Pychological Evaluations: What does it all mean?

was recently asked to do a psychological evaluation for a child at a Montessori school. Many believe that it is incongruent for one to get testing while going to a Montessori school. After all, the myth is that Montessori schools have no curriculum and don’t even require tests in their school. But, this is actually […]

Montessori: Timeless and Classical

Montessori: Timeless and Classical

omewhere along the way, some talented spin doctors convinced us all that desks in rows, subject-specific textbooks that fail to make connections between academic disciplines, large numbers of children in age-specific groups, highly defined short time periods for subject-matter study, rote learning, and adult-centered teaching constitute “traditional” education. I object, vigorously and vociferously. If adult-centered, […]