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Parenting toward Antiracism | Montessori Family Life Webinar

Parenting toward Antiracism | Montessori Family Life Webinar

Dr. Valaida Wise was recently a guest on the Montessori Family Life Webinar series when she shared some of her ideas about how to raise children to be anti-racist. I will summarize a small part of that webinar here. If you would like to view the entire broadcast or...

What? An Evaluation?

o one will ever know your child like you do, and you see aspects of your child that no teacher ever will, but the reverse is also true. Your child’s teacher sees aspects of your child that you may never get to see. Your child’s teacher sees him as he is learning to be part […]

Montessori Education in a Time of  Physical Distancing: Is the Use of Digital Technology Appropriate in the Context of Montessori Philosophy?

Montessori Education in a Time of Physical Distancing: Is the Use of Digital Technology Appropriate in the Context of Montessori Philosophy?

Maria Montessori, in an address in 1936 entitled “For Peace,” (2007) discussed how the technologies of her day had brought humankind together and had created a single “great nation” (pp. 24-26): By becoming a single nation, we have finally realized the unconscious...
Helping Parents Help Themselves

Helping Parents Help Themselves

The Montessori Foundation, in cooperation with a collaborative set up in mid-March, of this year, is striving to help parents figure out ways to deal with the new reality of Covid 19. For many, you are working from home for the first time. How do you manage your time...
Pandemic Strategies: Family Meetings

Pandemic Strategies: Family Meetings

During the first weeks of the pandemic, The Montessori Foundation began to hold free zoom meetings for parents struggling with a variety of issues.Here is a short review of the Montessori Parent Gathering from April 4, 2020. The presenter was Lorna McGrath, Director...
The Role We Play to End Systemic and Internal Racism  What Questions Should We Ask Ourselves?

The Role We Play to End Systemic and Internal Racism What Questions Should We Ask Ourselves?

This was an initial conversation on issues of race and social justice with a panel that included Dr. Valaida Wise, Dr. Cindy Acker, Kristina Torres, Kathy Leitch, Jonathon Wolff and other, and a discussion about meaningful steps that Montessori educators and schools...
Webcast What does Montessori Middle School Look Like?

Webcast What does Montessori Middle School Look Like?

Join us this week as Jocelyn Swanson, CGMS Director of Secondary Teacher Education, as the panel discusses best practice in Montessori middle school programs. If you have or are considering adding a middle school program this webcast is for you! Bring your questions...
Montessori: The Science — Part 3: Movement Matters

Montessori: The Science — Part 3: Movement Matters

Dr. Angeline Lillard presents Maria Montessori’s key insights about childhood education, the subsequent educational research that has validated her approach, and how these ideas are implemented in a modern Montessori classroom. From Montessori: The Science Behind the...
Montessori: — The Science  Part 4: The Positive Impact of Choice

Montessori: — The Science Part 4: The Positive Impact of Choice

Dr. Angeline Lillard presents Maria Montessori’s key insights about childhood education, the subsequent educational research that has validated her approach, and how these ideas are implemented in a modern Montessori classroom. From Montessori: The Science Behind the...
Montessori: The Science — Part 5: Interest Enhances Learning

Montessori: The Science — Part 5: Interest Enhances Learning

Dr. Angeline Lillard presents Maria Montessori’s key insights about childhood education, the subsequent educational research that has validated her approach, and how these ideas are implemented in a modern Montessori classroom. From Montessori: The Science Behind the...