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Webcast:  You Can Do It All / Managing the Elementary Curriculum

Webcast: You Can Do It All / Managing the Elementary Curriculum

This week Michael Dorer answers questions about his scheme for managing the elementary curriculum.

Webcast:  Special Events and Auctions

Webcast: Special Events and Auctions

Some schools have been running very successful special events for years, some are just in the early stages, and some would like to begin. In this webcast, we will discuss: Types of special events Picking the right time of the year Finding the right venue Deciding on food and drink Establishing fundraising goals for the […]

Webcast:  Montessori Secondary Education / Pt 3

Webcast: Montessori Secondary Education / Pt 3

This is the recording of the third webcast in Dr. Paul Epstein’s series on Montessori adolescent programs. Paul uses the term the “Welt Schüler”: or students of the world. Montessori’s few insights about adolescent education outlined a living/learning farm-based experience for the seventh and eighth grader. Given geographical locations and circumstances, the Erdkinder may be […]

How To Submit an Article for Tomorrow’s Child

How To Submit an Article for Tomorrow’s Child

e are grateful to all who wish to contribute an article or photo essay to share with the readers of Tomorrow’s Child magazine. Over the years, we’ve been asked many questions regarding format, length, usage, etc so we’ve put together this checklist to help the novice writer through the process. Articles should be submitted in […]

Ten Essential Montessori Principles (Plus One!)

hen people first come to study the approach that bears Dr. Maria Montessori’s name, they often see it as simplistic—easily grasped and even more easily implemented. It is not uncommon to hear Montessori principles boiled down: it’s “all about choice”; “independence is the centerpiece”; or “it focuses upon the idea of ‘work.’” Montessori is much […]

Webcast:  Building a Harmonious School Community / Pt 2

Webcast: Building a Harmonious School Community / Pt 2

Tim Seldin and Kathy Leitch present Part 2 of Building Healthy and Harmonious School We discussed strategies that we find help Montessori schools to build school communities that are healthy, harmonious and stable. It stems from the idea of clarity about your school’s unique identity and builds on our traditions of peace education. We explored […]

Webcast: Building a Harmonious School Community / Pt 1

Webcast: Building a Harmonious School Community / Pt 1

Tim Seldin, Jon Wolff, and Kathy Leitch present Part 1 of Building Healthy and Harmonious Schools     We discuss strategies that we find help Montessori schools to build school communities that are healthy, harmonious and stable. It stems from the idea of clarity about your school’s unique identity and builds on our traditions of […]

Webinar: Strategies for Parent Education and Connection with Martha Carver

Webinar: Strategies for Parent Education and Connection with Martha Carver

On May 3rd, 2017, we were joined by Martha Carver of Rock Prairie Montessori in Wisconsin. Our topic was be organizing parent education programs with high parent participation and support.

Webcast: Building The Pink Tower – The Vision 2

Webcast: Building The Pink Tower – The Vision 2

On May 1e were joined by Jan Selby and Vina Kay to talk about their highly anticipated video documentary project, Building The Pink Tower. We shared some clips from the film, but the real story is how two Montessori parents came to the conclusion that they could use their skills to help. “Building the Pink […]

Montessori and Traditional Education: Philosophical Perspectives & Approaches in Contrast

Montessori and Traditional Education: Philosophical Perspectives & Approaches in Contrast

hen we use the term “traditional education” we don’t mean to suggest that all of the other schools which are not officially “Montessori programs” are therefore “traditional.” Montessori schools do not have a monopoly on the things that we believe and do in our classrooms, and a growing number of innovative teachers and child-centered educational […]

Montessori Bilingual Education

Montessori Bilingual Education

  Montessori Bilingual Education: Prevalence and Type of Bilingual Montessori Programs / A white paper from The National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector Downloaded and shared with the National Center’;s permission from http://public-montessori.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Montessori-Bilingual-Brief.pdf ontessori bilingual programs are increasing in number in both the private and the public sectors. In the private sector, a bilingual school, typically, […]

Student Demonstration Night

Student Demonstration Night

Student Demonstration Night provides students with a platform to share their favorite classroom materials and spend time connecting with their parents in a new way. t the Montessori Foundation, we encourage schools to offer Student Demonstration Night at least once or twice a year, usually in the fall and spring. Some schools call it Parent […]

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