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Webcast:  Grammar – The Function of Words / Pt 1

Webcast: Grammar – The Function of Words / Pt 1

Download PDF of slides  Grammar Webinar Part One This week, Dr. Michael Dorer presented the second half of Functions of Words: Making Grammar Exciting and Fun! Is grammar a scary subject to you, or do you even find it useless? Join Michael in a two-part romp through the world of words and their functions in […]

Webcast:  Vocabulary Building the Montessori Way

Webcast: Vocabulary Building the Montessori Way

  Possibly one of the most important goals we have as Montessorians is to aid in the expansive growth of the children’s vocabulary. From the beginnings in infancy, through the sensitive period for language, and up through the elementary years; words, nomenclature, expression, and the precise application of language are central to Montessori programs. Join […]

Montessori Bilingual Education

Montessori Bilingual Education

  Montessori Bilingual Education: Prevalence and Type of Bilingual Montessori Programs / A white paper from The National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector Downloaded and shared with the National Center’;s permission from http://public-montessori.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Montessori-Bilingual-Brief.pdf ontessori bilingual programs are increasing in number in both the private and the public sectors. In the private sector, a bilingual school, typically, […]

Webinar:  Language II / Sandpaper Letters

Webinar: Language II / Sandpaper Letters

Sandpaper Letters are one of the top three materials used in the Language area of the 3-6 classroom for supporting children’s learning to associate the sight, sound, and shape of the letters in the English alphabet. They are a brilliantly designed multi-sensory material used in conjunction with the Three Period Lesson to assist young children […]

Webinar: Language III / Moveable Alphabet

Webinar: Language III / Moveable Alphabet

This is the third in a series of talks about the essential Montessori language materials. Tune in to find out more about what the purpose of the Moveable Alphabet is and how we use it in our classrooms. Montessori said that children can write before they read.

Webinar:  Grandparenting:  How, What, Why We Speak

Webinar: Grandparenting: How, What, Why We Speak

Margot Garfield-Anderson, Montessori Foundation staff and grandparent emeritus – Many a grandparent and parent have probably wondered how Montessori teachers always know the right thing to say at the right time. Join Margot for a look at how they do that and how we can learn to do it, too.