Shaun Hoyle is a certified Redirecting Children’s Behavior Instructor, a parenting coach, and she works with the local court system and parents who are divorcing. Shaun will focus on Parenting Styles After Divorce. She has some very helpful insights and strategies to share.
Montessori Family Life host, Lorna McGrath, talks with Carrie Contey, PhD, parenting coach. In this session, Carrie shared insights on brain development and the new science of cooperation through connection. Participants will leave with their parenting tool box filled with new and effective strategies for making day-to-day family life easier, more fun and deeply satisfying. […]
Lorna McGrath spoke with Cheryl Allen, an Elementary Guide and Montessori teacher educator. Even Montessori parents and guides sometimes become anxious in this time of so much emphasis on “achievement” about making sure that our children are keeping up during school breaks. Cheryl has some really great ideas for activities for keeping young minds active […]
Lorna McGrath – Why Screen Toddlers? Take a look together with Lorna at the pro’s and con’s of screening toddlers, the screening tools available, and what information would be helpful to parents and teachers as children grow and develop
Magda Gerber and Maria Montessori – What Do they Have in Common? Lorna McGrath – Magda Gerber and Maria Montessori: What Do they Have in Common?In this session find out what they had to say and how their observations and insights influence our practice with infants and young children today.
August 23 – Lorna McGrath – Separation Anxiety: “Yikes! I’ve got it!” In this session Lorna will focus on the young child and her first days of school – saying “Good-bye.” Who has more anxiety? You or your child? Lorna will share tips for parents to make those good byes go more smoothly and comfortably […]
Are you considering starting your child in a Montessori school at four years old, 8 years old, 15 years old? Robin Howe, Associate Head of NewGate School, explains the in’s and out’s of the admission process when new older students and their families wish to start in Montessori. Schools carefully consider many factors before admitting […]
We all get caught up in work, children, housekeeping, school, and a multitude of other things. How do couples make time and space for each other? This session is for parenting partners who need some ideas for making sure that their relationships stay strong.
Participants will discover a variety of techniques to develop friendships and communication skills. Activities will be introduced which help further friendships, reduce cliques and enhance communication skills. Appropriate for Kindergarten age and up in small or larger group settings.
De StressYourHolidays – Are looking to have more cooperation, less stress, and lots of fun during the holiday season? Here are some ideas to help with that.
In this session participants will learn what schools mean when they offer All-Day Montessori programs. What age children, what activities, what are staffing needs? These questions and more are answered in this webcast.
Montessori said that you really only need three materials to teach children to read and write – Metal Insets, Sandpaper Letters, and the Moveable Alphabet. This is the first of this series about the Metal Insets. What are they and how are they used in Montessori classrooms?