Christine Lowry shares some of the most up-to-date research on educational settings and their effect on student success. The research includes flexible classroom arrangement, multi-age classes, personalized learning, project-based learning, social-emotional learning, multiple years with the same teacher, and assessments in a variety of formats. See how the Montessori approach stacks up according to research […]
Education requires parents, teacher, and child to work together in cooperation. A weakness in any of these decreases the efficiency of others while inhibiting the development of the child.âÂ âMaria Montessori Courageous Conversation occurs when people come to a conversation with a deep concern for human welfare, values, and dignity. It exists as people say […]
âIt is our responsibility to learn to become emotionally intelligent. These are skills. Theyâre not easy. Nature didnât give them to us. We have to learn them.âÂ âPaul Ekman Children today are more emotional, strong-willed, and reactive than ever before. They have big feelings and oftentimes donât yet know how to constructively release them. Of […]
While growing up has never been easy, todayâs world undeniably presents kids and their parents with unprecedented challenges. In this session, award-winning author Maureen Healy will share highlights from her new book, “The Emotionally Healthy Child,” and answer real-life questions from anyone wanting to raise emotionally healthy children. Come and learn some new strategies to […]
Do you ever question or are asked, âHow do STEM and Montessori overlap?â or âShould I choose a STEM or Montessori school for my child?â Weâll take a look at how Montessori incorporates STEM philosophy, and what you can do next.
In Part 1 Lorna McGrath discussed learning styles and how they are related to self-calming. In Part 2 she will expand on what listeners already know about learning styles by sharing how to create individual self-calming spaces which include activities that are in alignment with each person’s dominant learning style. When individual self-calming spaces are […]
One of our greatest challenges in the 21st century is how to help children navigate technology responsibly. In this session Cheryl Allen and Dr. Nora Faris discuss the potentials and the pitfalls of parenting during the digital age. Join us to learn about strategies for guiding our children through today’s digital world.
Wondering what kinds of activities to do with your children during the school break? This session is loaded with good ideas for families whether during the day, in the evenings, or on the weekends. Join Christine Lowry as she shares her experience and suggestions for creating a peaceful school break.
Webcast: Building Brains With Kathy Leitch and Michael Dorer
As parents, we all want the best education for our children. But what does that mean? What does that look like? For me, it means having access to the teachings and philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. We have three children, ages 10, 7, and 4. They are all unique; all with their own personalities, special […]
We ask about pets, allergies, and car seats, but would we hesitate to ask the parents of our child’s playdate if there are guns in their home? When my daughter was 3, she saw her first toy gun on a playdate. It was neon green and shot balls instead of bullets, but it was the […]