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Helping and Empowering Refugee Women To Become Montessori Teachers

Helping and Empowering Refugee Women To Become Montessori Teachers

his is a story of hope emerging from the chaos in Syria. Syria has the worst refugee crisis of our generation. According to the United Nations’ figures, there are 13.5 million Syrians requiring humanitarian assistance. Within Syria, there are 6 million displaced, and over 4.8 million are refugees outside Syria. A number of countries welcomed […]

Many Parents Ask:  How Can I Prepare My Child for Starting School?

Many Parents Ask: How Can I Prepare My Child for Starting School?

nce you have chosen the school (and do that without bringing your child along on all those preliminary visits, because visits to several schools can be confusing and upsetting to small children), visit together on the day set aside for first visits and talk the experience through later on. Whenever the subject crops up, chat […]

Well-Being Naturally:  The Why and How of Breath Techniques to Reduce Stress

Well-Being Naturally: The Why and How of Breath Techniques to Reduce Stress

’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 […]

Well-Being Naturally:  The Why and How of Breath Techniques to Reduce Stress

The Lesson in Yoga

Yogi Bhajan, known for bringing Kundalini Yoga to the west in the late 1960s, said, “if you want to understand something, write about it, if you want to master something, teach it.” So what happens then, when we make yoga part of education? Perhaps to best understand some of the many benefits of practicing yoga […]

Traveling with Young Children

Traveling with Young Children

Yay! It’s time to visit friends and relatives for the holidays! The thing is, though, that you’ve got young children, and a plane flight looms on the horizon. The only thing worse than sitting in front of a fussy child on a plane is the parent who is trying so hard...
Webinar:  Calming and Grounding Activities

Webinar: Calming and Grounding Activities

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.

101 Steps to Parenting The Montessori Way

101 Steps to Parenting The Montessori Way

Read about Montessori education and philosophy and how it applies to your child. As a start, read Tomorrow’s Child. We also recommend our books The Montessori Way and How To Raise An Amazing Child. Purchase a copy of The Michael Olaf Catalog(s). These wonderful publications are a clear introduction to Montessori for parents as well […]