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Work or Play? What’s the Difference?

Work or Play? What’s the Difference?

Many of us get confused about how young children develop the skills that they need to become self-directed, problem solvers, focused and able to follow through, confident, and creative. We look at what they become really engaged in and wonder, “why?” or we get so wrapped up in our important adult “busyness” that we don’t […]

Maintaining Teachers’ Enthusiasm: Why Parents Should Help The Child

Maintaining Teachers’ Enthusiasm: Why Parents Should Help The Child

Montessori guides are highly skilled and trained professionals, so why do many parents ask: “Why do they need to attend conferences?” After all, it’s an inconvenience for the parent if the school has to be closed down to allow for travel and participation.  There are several compelling reasons for parents to encourage and support teachers […]

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: A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: Challenges of Behavior and Learning Part 2 of 3

Webcast: A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: Challenges of Behavior and Learning Part 2 of 3

Join Christine Lowry as we continue our series. Part I in our 3 part series gave an overview of the school-wide Multi-Tiered System of Support specific to Montessori schools, large and small, private and public. This system view gives us a concrete way to minimize challenges and support all of our students in an optimal […]

Webcast: A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: Challenges of Behavior and Learning Part 2 of 3

Webcast: Co-teaching: You Can Make it Work!

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 […]

Webcast: A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: Challenges of Behavior and Learning Part 2 of 3

Webcast: Record-Keeping Made Easy 

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 […]

Webcast: A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: Challenges of Behavior and Learning Part 2 of 3

Webcast: What is Montessori Curriculum: Is There Such a Thing? Part 3

What is curriculum? Does Montessori even have one? How does it work? Dr. Michael Dorer wraps up this three-part series on Curriculum by looking at these seminal questions. Together, we will then unpack curriculum jargon, and clarify what it does. While focusing on the Children’s House and Elementary, Michael will also touch on curriculum from […]

Webcast: A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: Challenges of Behavior and Learning Part 2 of 3

Webcast: What is Montessori Curriculum: Is There Such a Thing? Part 2

What is curriculum? Does Montessori even have one? How does it work? Dr. Michael Dorer continues the second in this three-part series on Curriculum by looking at these seminal questions. Together, we will then unpack curriculum jargon, and clarify what it does. While focusing on the Children’s House and Elementary, Michael will also touch on […]

Webcast: A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: Challenges of Behavior and Learning Part 2 of 3

Webcast: What is Montessori Curriculum: Is There Such a Thing? Part 1

What is curriculum? Does Montessori even have one? How does it work? Dr. Michael Dorer will start this three-part series on Curriculum by looking at these seminal questions. Together, we will then unpack curriculum jargon, and clarify what it does. While focusing on the Children’s House and Elementary, Michael will also touch on curriculum from […]

Webcast: A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: Challenges of Behavior and Learning Part 2 of 3

Webcast: Impressionistic Geography Part 1

Download PDF of slides This is the recording of the second in the series of 3 webinars about Impressionist Geography by Dr. Michael Dorer. Imagination is the most powerful force for learning for elementary school children. Michael presents and discusses Impressionistic Geography, a set of 60 charts or posters covering 97 topics, including 42 experiments and 92 […]

Webcast: A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: Challenges of Behavior and Learning Part 2 of 3

Webcast: Impressionistic Geography Part 2

Download PDF of slides This is the recording of the second in the series of 3 webinars about Impressionist Geography by Dr. Michael Dorer. Imagination is the most powerful force for learning for elementary school children. Michael presents and discusses ImpressionisticGeography, a set of 60 charts or posters covering 97 topics, including 42 experiments and 92 research […]

Webcast: A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: Challenges of Behavior and Learning Part 2 of 3

Webcast: Impressionist Geography Part 3

Download PDF of slides This is the recording of the third in the series of 3 webinars about Impressionist Geography by Dr. Michael Dorer. Imagination is the most powerful force for learning for elementary school children. Michael presents and discusses ImpressionisticGeography, a set of 60 charts or posters covering 97 topics, including 42 experiments and 92 research […]