In a recent article in Harvard Business Review, “Structure That’s Not Stifling,” author Ranjay Gulati writes, “Leaders know they need to give people room to be their best, to pursue unconventional ideas, and to make smart decisions in the moment. But here’s the problem: Executives have trouble resolving the tension between employee empowerment and operational […]
Time to get ready! A new school year is ahead. Let’s think together about what to do for a successful start. Dr. Michael Dorer will share some ideas and plans that can help a new launch. Whether you are a novice or veteran, join us for a fun session of plans and ideas.
Research continues to confirm the outcomes that really matter for children: executive function, linguistic and cultural fluency, and social-emotional development. Join us this week as Jackie Cossentino explains how the DERS (Developmental Environmental Rating Scale) and MEFS (Minnesota Executive Function Scale) can help our teachers and schools. Jackie oversees the development of evidence-based tools for evaluation, assessment, […]
Tim Seldin has a long history in the Montessori movement. Today he discussed some of his memories of his early years as a student at the Barrie School and how he got involved with Montessori.
Jono Landon of Hubbli presented this webinar focusing on the best way to organize information on a website to increase school tours and open house attendance. We also discussed how a website can be used to improve parent engagement and reduce administrative workload.
Join Michael Bornn, Head of School, native Virgin Islander with over 25 years in operational leadership, financial management and construction oversight. Hear his story of preparation and recovery from two major hurricanes less than one year ago. There are lessons for all of us in preparing for the inevitable as well as the unexpected!
In this webinar, Jono Landon from Hubbli, focused on strategic ways of using school management technology to substantially reduce office paperwork and free up hours from the drudgery of the daily, remedial, school office busy-work. He also talked about a manageable, and incremental approach for transitioning a school from old-school management processes to the most […]
Michael Dorer discusses the characteristics that define Montessori programs.
Join Jono Landon as he shares his passion for simplifying parent engagement. Here’s what we’ll cover in this webcast: 1. How to use each communication tool the right way so that parents read your messages and are informed. 2. How to centralize all of the communication tools into one simple system so that you don’t have to learn and manage contacts and tasks in multiple […]
Discover Co–Teaching! Is it a possibility in your school or classroom? Michael Dorer discusses what co–teaching is and what it is not. Generally applied in elementary classrooms and above, co–teaching can bring a new energy and approach to your program. Its emphasis on collaboration and equality can be models of a completely cooperative and collaborative classroom and whole school community. Can co–teaching work in your school? Listen […]
Put the clipboards away and record your daily classroom activity from ANY web-enabled device! MC’s incredibly easy-to-use record–keeping interface works beautifully on an up-to-date iPad, iPhone, Android tablet/phone, Mac, or PC. Plan your lessons in advance or record spontaneous lessons in real-time. You can take attendance, share photos, record observations, keep track of daily routines, concerns, or needs, and communicate just what you want […]