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Webcast: A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: for Challenging Behaviors and Learning – Part 3 of 3

Join Christine Lowry as we continue our series. Parts I & II in our 3 part series gave an overview of the school-wide Multi-Tiered System of Support specific to Montessori schools, and provided an in-depth look at how we create an Inclusive Classroom Climate to support all learners. This system view gives us a concrete […]

Webcast: Helping Montessori Schools Understand Autism and Executive Functionin

Webcast: Supporting our Students with Challenges in Behavior and Learning Part 1

This webinar, presented by Christine Lowry will discuss A Montessori Model: Prepare, Provide, Guide for working with ALL learners in the Montessori Classroom – at all levels. This model is based on considerable research on best practices in education and trends and insights in special education. As always, listener participation is welcomed as we share […]

Can Montessori Classrooms Accommodate Children with Special Needs?

Can Montessori Classrooms Accommodate Children with Special Needs?

An increasing number of families are looking for options for the inclusion of a special needs child into a typical classroom environment. In this session we’ll discuss the pros and cons associated with a Montessori classroom including class sizes, materials, student independence, multi-age classrooms, school resources and other factors relevant to children who have failed […]

Book Review:  Ido in Autismland / Climbing Out of Autism’s Silent Person

Book Review: Ido in Autismland / Climbing Out of Autism’s Silent Person

I do in Autismland: Climbing Out of Autism’s Silent PersonWritten by Ido Kedar do’s essays have had a profound effect on me–as an educator, a parent, a friend of parents who have mute children with Autism, deafness, or Down Syndrome, and a daughter of a mute stroke victim. So many times, we make assumptions about […]

Webcast: Helping Montessori Schools Understand Autism and Executive Functionin

How to Address Challenging Behaviors in the Montessori Classroom

How to Address Challenging Behaviors: Applying Positive Behavior Support Strategies to the Montessori Classroom What happens when a child struggles to normalize? What do we do when challenging behaviors disrupt the learning environment? Positive behavior support strategies can be used to restore peace in the classroom. In this webinar, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Brynn Rangel […]

Seeing Red Flags in the Classroom: Setting Up Strategies for Student Success

Seeing Red Flags in the Classroom: Setting Up Strategies for Student Success

Children’s Meeting House Montessori School re we seeing more learning differences in children? This is a question that teachers have repeatedly asked me. They are seeing students who struggle with concentration issues, processing information, an inability to follow multiple-step procedures or directions, sensory challenges, and an inability to capture thoughts on paper. And more importantly, […]

Actively Creating Diversity in Montessori Schools In America

Actively Creating Diversity in Montessori Schools In America

ostering diversity is an ongoing process. We may not have control over who enrolls in our schools,but it is imperative that we make every effort to ensure all families feel welcome in our schools and cultivate a peaceful relationship with all peoples in the world. Our school is not diverse racially, nor even socioeconomically. Our […]

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.

Pychological Evaluations: What does it all mean?

Pychological Evaluations: What does it all mean?

was recently asked to do a psychological evaluation for a child at a Montessori school. Many believe that it is incongruent for one to get testing while going to a Montessori school. After all, the myth is that Montessori schools have no curriculum and don’t even require tests in their school. But, this is actually […]

Can Montessori Classrooms Accommodate Children with Special Needs?

Webinar: Montessori for All Learners/ Special Needs / Pt 2

In Part 1 of this series, Christine gave an overview of exceptionalities in children and the Montessori approach. In Part 2, she describes characteristics of children who fall within the Autism Spectrum, their needs, information resources, and learning environments.

Can Montessori Classrooms Accommodate Children with Special Needs?

Webinar: Children with Sensory Processing Issues

How do you know if your child (or one of your students) might have sensory processing issues?