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Our ‘Live-In’ Experience / Bogor Montessori / Indonesia

Our ‘Live-In’ Experience / Bogor Montessori / Indonesia

  i! We are the secondary students of Bogor Montessori School, the first Secondary Montessori school in Indonesia. We would like to share our ‘Live-In’ experience in Jogjakarta. Every academic year, we have a ‘Live-In’ program. During a Live In, the students stay in a house and follow the routines of our foster parents according […]

Kalimantan / International Secondary Studies

Kalimantan / International Secondary Studies

Introduction:  Why would Montessori Leadership be publishing two articles by middle and high school students? These articles grew out of discussions I had with the students of two schools in Indonesia: Jakarta Montessori School and Bogor Montessori School. I was in Indonesia for a Conference hosted by the Indonesian Montessori Society and met the students […]

Using Professional Tools To Evaluate & Guide Programs

Using Professional Tools To Evaluate & Guide Programs

e all want to improve our schools and programs, in addition to keeping our schools running smoothly and taking care of day-to-day operations. Administrators may find it challenging to clearly identify key areas in their programs to improve and the steps to take towards progress. We may know what areas are in need of support […]

Webcast: Steve Hughes – The value of concentration in developing agency

Webcast: Steve Hughes – The value of concentration in developing agency

On October 14, 2015, we were joined by Dr. Steve Hughes. As a board-certified pediatric neuropsychologist, Dr. Hughes also specializes in assessment and treatment planning for persons who have problems with attention, concentration, organization, planning, and related executive functions. His topic was The value of concentration in developing agency.

Webcast: An Informal Conversation With Dr. Steve Hughes

Webcast: An Informal Conversation With Dr. Steve Hughes

On September 25th, 2014, neurologist and Montessori researcher Steve Hughes and Montessori Foundation President, Tim Seldin, sat down to discuss his work and how modern brain science supports Montessori education worldwide. As Steve puts it, Montessori builds better brains. v

Video Talk: Steve Hughes – Getting Education Reform Out of the Box

Video Talk: Steve Hughes – Getting Education Reform Out of the Box

Dr. Steve Hughes, Neuro-psychologist and Brain Scientist, examines the basic assumptions of education today, and shows how an entirely different framework, first articulated by Dr. Maria Montessori over 100 years ago, conforms to what we now know about optimizing social, emotional, cognitive, and academic development.

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 […]

Webcast: Montessori and Imagination – do they go together?

Webcast: Montessori and Imagination – do they go together?

Download PDF of slides Is Montessori education purely a reality-based program or is it a means of stimulating and developing the imagination? Are these two goals incompatible or complimentary? Michael and Tim discuss the meaning of imagination, kinds of imagination, its role in Montessori schools, and to compare it in Montessori to conventional schools. We compare and contrast imagination in both the […]

Webcast: Keeping Montessori Students for the Full Three-Year Cycle

Webcast: Keeping Montessori Students for the Full Three-Year Cycle

Download PDF of slides This is a big issue and one that is crucial to building and maintaining full-implemented Montessori programs. This is not only a challenge at the Children’s House level to keep the “Kindergartners. It applies to the third year in Elementary I and also to the third year in Elementary II. It ties into […]