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Montessori and STEAM Education

Montessori and STEAM Education

In this session Sue Fitzpatrick discusses each of the six interconnected components of STEM that in 2016 the US Department of Education described as key to putting the program into classrooms. She gives actual photos and examples of Montessori students in action for each of the components. Participants will go away with lots more information […]

Webinar: Assessment and Data in Montessori

Webinar: Assessment and Data in Montessori

What Montessori parents need to know about assessment, data collection and how we use it to not only support children’s learning but also to validate the Montessori method of education. Dr. Howe explains what this means for children in Montessori schools and the larger education community.

Well-Being: It’s Not Nothing / A Counterintuitive Approach to Well-Being and Inner Peace

Well-Being: It’s Not Nothing / A Counterintuitive Approach to Well-Being and Inner Peace

oes it surprise you to know that sitting with eyes closed, focusing on inner experiences does more to promote well-being and inner peace than nearly any other activity? It surprises most parents and non-parents alike, yet study after study shows these outcomes. Many of us have embraced the culture of doing. We keep our children […]

Book Review:  The Desert Is Theirs

Book Review: The Desert Is Theirs

The Desert Is Theirs Written by Byrd Baylor Illutrated by Peter Parnall This Caldecott Honor Book is not new, but it is a classic children’s poetic text about the desert, the animals, plants, and people that inhabit it. Its content and illustrations share some of the spirit of Native Americans. Children will learn legends of […]

Webinar:  The Great Lessons – Part II

Webinar: The Great Lessons – Part II

In this session Robin Howe completes a presentation for parents on The Great Lessons as a foundational piece to the Elementary curriculum. He explains each of the five lessons in more detail and describes how parents can support their child’s learning.

Webcast: What is Montessori Curriculum: Is There Such a Thing? Part 1

Webcast: What is Montessori Curriculum: Is There Such a Thing? Part 1

What is curriculum? Does Montessori even have one? How does it work? Dr. Michael Dorer will start this three-part series on Curriculum by looking at these seminal questions. Together, we will then unpack curriculum jargon, and clarify what it does. While focusing on the Children’s House and Elementary, Michael will also touch on curriculum from […]

Webcast:  Nurturing Inspiration within Montessori Classes

Webcast: Nurturing Inspiration within Montessori Classes

Take a Deep Breath! Get Inspired! Having an atmosphere of inspiration can perk up and deeply enhance any Montessori program. But, how to be inspiring? Be part of this webinar with Michael Dorer to consider ten Strategies for Inspiration. Your classroom and your school can be an inspiring place, brimming with enthusiasm. Breathe deeply! Now […]

Montessori Education & Learning in Living Systems

Montessori Education & Learning in Living Systems

have been blessed. Not only have I had the opportunity to find a wonderful approach to education for my children, but I have also discovered an education for myself, after years of searching for meaning and context for my own life. Grateful am I for the chance to ponder the work of Dr. Maria Montessori, […]

Webcast: Impressionistic Geography Part 1

Webcast: Impressionistic Geography Part 1

Download PDF of slides This is the recording of the second in the series of 3 webinars about Impressionist Geography by Dr. Michael Dorer. Imagination is the most powerful force for learning for elementary school children. Michael presents and discusses Impressionistic Geography, a set of 60 charts or posters covering 97 topics, including 42 experiments and 92 […]

Webcast: Impressionistic Geography Part 2

Webcast: Impressionistic Geography Part 2

Download PDF of slides This is the recording of the second in the series of 3 webinars about Impressionist Geography by Dr. Michael Dorer. Imagination is the most powerful force for learning for elementary school children. Michael presents and discusses ImpressionisticGeography, a set of 60 charts or posters covering 97 topics, including 42 experiments and 92 research […]

Webcast:  Impressionist Geography Part 3

Webcast: Impressionist Geography Part 3

Download PDF of slides This is the recording of the third in the series of 3 webinars about Impressionist Geography by Dr. Michael Dorer. Imagination is the most powerful force for learning for elementary school children. Michael presents and discusses ImpressionisticGeography, a set of 60 charts or posters covering 97 topics, including 42 experiments and 92 research […]