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This is a discussion that Tim Seldin of the Montessori Foundation had with Aggie Sung Tang of Princeton, NJ public television about Montessori early childhood education (preschool).
Webcast:  What makes a high-quality preschool program?

Webcast: What makes a high-quality preschool program?

This is a discussion that Tim Seldin of the Montessori Foundation had with Aggie Sung Tang of Princeton, NJ public television about Montessori early childhood education (preschool).

Webcast:  Lesson Planning

Webcast: Lesson Planning

November 16, 2016  / Dr. Michael Dorer spoke about How to Plan Lessons in Montessori Programs: Do you want these in your Montessori classrooms? Offering each child the full curriculum Reaching everybody Better lessons Balance Consistency Positive relations among classrooms Integration between levels Can these be achieved? Certainly! Michael discussed Lesson Planning as a direct […]

List of Suggested Montessori Furniture / pdf

List of Suggested Montessori Furniture / pdf

List of Suggested Montessori Furniture for Montessori Classrooms http://www.montessori.org/assets/dynamic_image/content/content_file_36644_82859.pdf

Authorized List of Montessori Materials – Dr. Michael Dorer

Authorized List of Montessori Materials – Dr. Michael Dorer

Authorized List of Montessori Materials for Montessori Classrooms Organized and Edited by Michael Dorer Contributors: Michael Dorer, Syneva Barrett, Lois Bobo, Rose Dorer, Peter Hanson, Shanna Honan, Maria Kaminstein, Angela Lord-Carsrud, Ann Luce, Chris Sacerdote, Larry Shankar, Maria Verhaal   Copyright Michael Dorer Shared with members and students on the Montessori Foundation and International Montessori […]

Webcast:  What should be in a Montessori Primary classroom?

Webcast: What should be in a Montessori Primary classroom?

> This week we discussed the topic of what belongs in an early childhood Montessori classroom. We share a suggested list of materials and furnishings with you. Our goal was not to cover each material, but to discuss the issue in broader terms and to explore the issue of materials from outside of Montessori.

Victory and Peace

Victory and Peace

he four-year-old girls were good friends, but now they’re angry. One said something to the other, tempers flared, and a friendship is in jeopardy. Fortunately, the children are in a Montessori classroom. Montessori schools use many techniques for harmony, but in this classroom they have a peace rose. One little girl retrieves the flower from […]

Kindergarten and Elementary Moving-Up Meetings

Kindergarten and Elementary Moving-Up Meetings

any schools face the challenge of convincing more parents of 5 year-olds to stay on for elementary. I wrote the enclosed letters for one school to send out over the Head’s signature. I thought that you might find them useful in preparing an evening and invitation to attend of your own. Many schools send home […]

Why Continue in Montessori Elementary?

Why Continue in Montessori Elementary?

Having sent a child to Montessori for the first three years, by now you have probably got a young person who is very full of herself, very self-assured, independent, and who absolutely loves to go to school. As your child approaches the end of her third year in the...

Why Group Different Age Levels Together?

ometimes parents worry that by having younger children in the same class as older ones, one group or the other will be shortchanged. They fear that the younger children will absorb the teachers’ time and attention, or that the importance of covering the kindergarten curriculum for the five-year-olds will prevent them from giving the three- […]

Webcast:  A Montessori Horizontal Curriculum

Webcast: A Montessori Horizontal Curriculum

A webcast with Tim Seldin, Kathy Leitch, and Michael Dorer. What kind of Montessori curriculum does your school have? We look at curriculum offerings in terms of their overall direction. A curriculum can have three directions: vertical, horizontal, or something in between. Michael talked about these directions. so that you can see where your classrooms […]

Admissions Process Recommended Flow Chart / pdf

Admissions Process Recommended Flow Chart / pdf

                This is an example of a flowchart of the steps in a well developed multi-step admissions process. Click the link below to download a pdf. http://www.montessori.org/assets/dynamic_image/content/content_file_36645_60890.pdf

Introduction to the Montessori Furniture Lists

Introduction to the Montessori Furniture Lists

Here is a list of essential Montessori furniture. http://www.montessori.org/assets/dynamic_image/content/content_file_36644_82859.pdf