Select Page
Webcast:  Impressionist Geography Part 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 […]

Webcast:  Impressionist Geography Part 3

Webcast: Montessori and Imagination – do they go together?

Download PDF of slides Is Montessori education purely a reality-based program or is it a means of stimulating and developing the imagination? Are these two goals incompatible or complimentary? Michael and Tim discuss the meaning of imagination, kinds of imagination, its role in Montessori schools, and to compare it in Montessori to conventional schools. We compare and contrast imagination in both the […]

Webcast:  Impressionist Geography Part 3

Webcast: The Great Lessons / Pt 2

Download PDF of slides The great lessons slides This week Dr. Michael Dorer presented the second in a two-part webcast on The Great Lessons. The Great Lessons provide the framework upon which all of the elementary curricula depends. They are the source for all further studies in history, geography, science, language, mathematics, geometry, art, biology, […]

Webcast:  Impressionist Geography Part 3

Webcast: Great Lessons / Pt 1

Download PDF of slides v The Great Lessons provide the framework upon which all of the elementary Montessori curriculum depends. They are the source for all further studies in history, geography, science, language, mathematics, geometry, art, biology, music, and more. Literally, every single elementary lesson can be linked to these five Great Lessons. The Great […]

Webcast:  Impressionist Geography Part 3

Webcast: Managing the Stress of Getting the New School Year Off to a Good Start

  Are you struggling with getting back in the swing of things? Have you been carried down the path of competing priorities? Teachers and heads of schools are working on preparing classrooms, scheduling events, sending out school communications, and on and on and on… But wait…Oh no! This can’t be happening: Your husband was transferred […]

Webcast:  Impressionist Geography Part 3

Webcast / The Art of Handling Difficult Conversations with Parents / Pt 2

Montessori Leadership Webcast from August 9, 2017 “The Conversation with Parents I Hate to Have” Tools for Building Trust and Support When the Topic Turns Tough –  Topic and following suggestions were developed by senior Montessori Foundation consultant, Jonathan Wolff. Webinar led by senior Montessori Foundation consultants, Kathy Leitch and Tim Seldin     Do […]

Webcast:  Impressionist Geography Part 3

Webcast: The Art of Handling Difficult Conversations with Parents / Pt 1

Montessori Leadership Webcast from August 9, 2017 “The Conversation with Parents I Hate to Have” Tools for Building Trust and Support When the Topic Turns Tough –  Topic and following suggestions were developed by senior Montessori Foundation consultant, Jonathan Wolff. Webinar led by senior Montessori Foundation consultants, Kathy Leitch and Tim Seldin     Do […]

Webcast:  Impressionist Geography Part 3

Webcast: Effective Board and Admin Team Relationships / Part 2

    This week, began to explore the topic of how to build effective working relationships between the school’s administrative team and the board. For those of you who own your school, this will probably still be just as relevant. The relationship between the individual or family owners, and the leadership of the school or […]

Webcast:  Impressionist Geography Part 3

Webcast: Independence within Montessori Education / Pt 2

Michael Dorer continues to look at the role of independence in Montessori education and child development. Let’s find out what it’s about! This is the second part of a two-part series on the importance of independence. We’ll review briefly last week’s material and then look at what can be done to encourage independence in elementary […]

Webcast:  Impressionist Geography Part 3

Webcast: Independence – Let me do it myself! / Part 1

  This week Dr. Michael Dorer led a topic of interest to both school administrators and teachers: Independence – Let me do it myself! This may be the defining mantra of Montessori education. Why is that? What does it mean? Is it really all that important? We celebrated America’s Independence Day (July 4) by looking […]

Webcast:  Impressionist Geography Part 3

Webcast: Effective Board and Admin Team Relationships / Part 1

    This week, began to explore the topic of how to build effective working relationships between the school’s administrative team and the board. For those of you who own your school, this will probably still be just as relevant. The relationship between the individual or family owners, and the leadership of the school or […]