Webcast How Montessori Can Help Students Impacted by Trauma
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Montessori Teacher Trainer needed at Ayeyarwaddy International School (AIS) in Mandalay, Myanmar. This position requires an experienced Montessori preschool teacher who can provide training to teachers new to the Montessori Method. Candidates should send CV and cover letter to Dr. Gary Robson at email@example.com. Website: www.ais.edu.mm.
“The first essential for the child’s development is concentration. It lays the whole basis for his character and social behavior.” (Montessori, 1988, p.202) Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952) believed that children have an inner directive for their optimum self-construction and that concentration is the key to their natural development. This was perhaps one of her major […]
In Montessori Primary communities the children are referred to as first years, second years, and third years. The children are on a journey that is designed to take three years. The newest two-and-a-half to three-year-old children are considered first years. The first years have never been in Primary before. Children who complete that first year […]
The Montessori method develops the child’s disposition and attitude, self-confidence, and self-esteem. Children’s learning is reflected in the level of motivation and interest they show in their work, and in their ability to concentrate and finish what they start. Children are scientists and have a tendency to explore their world. They learn about who they […]
From my first observation in a Montessori classroom, I recognized how consistent it was with much about my field of special education. Up to that point, I had worked in a variety of settings from a public-school program to an in-patient psychiatric unit and with children from four to seventeen years of age. It immediately […]
Why do we do what we do? No, really…why? Administration, staff, and teaching faculty dedicate their lives to this work; it is like a room full of fanatics when fellow Montessorians get together. Montessori is a lifelong journey, and it takes time, reflection, and guidance. Our passion is very real, but what is at the […]
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