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Webinar:  Why do adults find It hard to trust their children?

Webinar: Why do adults find It hard to trust their children?

Carrie Contey, PhD speaks about the importance of trust in our relationships with our children and in the innate abilities to learn, discover and progress.

Webinar:  Developing Better Friendships and Communications

Webinar: Developing Better Friendships and Communications

Hillary Drinkell shares some techniques to create awareness of and empathy towards others which in turn creates better child to child relationships.

Webinar:  Language II / Sandpaper Letters

Webinar: Language II / Sandpaper Letters

Sandpaper Letters are one of the top three materials used in the Language area of the 3-6 classroom for supporting children’s learning to associate the sight, sound, and shape of the letters in the English alphabet. They are a brilliantly designed multi-sensory material used in conjunction with the Three Period Lesson to assist young children […]

Webinar:  Developing Emotional Strength

Webinar: Developing Emotional Strength

Hillary Drinkell – In this session participants will discover how to develop children’s imaginations and emotional strength through stories, myths and fairy tales. Various activities will be discussed that have practical applications to furthering children’s imaginations and emotional strength. Appropriate for students of all ages.

Webinar:  ‘Toilet Learning’ vs ‘Toilet Training’

Webinar: ‘Toilet Learning’ vs ‘Toilet Training’

Find out how to turn toilet training with adult control into toilet learning with adult support.

Webinar: Positive Discipline

Lorna McGrath spoke with Chip DeLorenzo, Head of School, Damariscotta Montessori School, Nobleboro, Maine and Positive Discipline coach. Without realizing it, adults often invite power struggles with children when they asking for cooperation. In this webcast we will discuss what parents and teachers can do to help set limits effectively, with kindness and firmness, and […]

Webinar:  Transformation of the Elementary Child

Webinar: Transformation of the Elementary Child

Lorna McGrath explores how children change as they enter the second plane of development (age 6 to 12)

Webinar:  Steering the Ship of Your Family Life

Webinar: Steering the Ship of Your Family Life

Start your year off with clarity and skills in this webinar. Carrie Contey, PhD will help you hold the big picture of all you’re doing AND explore strategies that actually help you navigate the waves on a daily basis. Together we’ll outline the purpose and possibilities of family life.

Webinar: Language III / Moveable Alphabet

Webinar: Language III / Moveable Alphabet

This is the third in a series of talks about the essential Montessori language materials. Tune in to find out more about what the purpose of the Moveable Alphabet is and how we use it in our classrooms. Montessori said that children can write before they read.

Webinar:  Sensitive Periods in the Elementary Years / Pt 1

Webinar: Sensitive Periods in the Elementary Years / Pt 1

Robin Howe, Associate Head of NewGate School, the lab school of the Montessori Foundation, offers a clear explanation of “sensitivities” an elementary child experiences and many useful ideas for understanding their interests and behaviors in this twp part series.

Webinar:  Grandparenting:  How, What, Why We Speak

Webinar: Grandparenting: How, What, Why We Speak

Margot Garfield-Anderson, Montessori Foundation staff and grandparent emeritus – Many a grandparent and parent have probably wondered how Montessori teachers always know the right thing to say at the right time. Join Margot for a look at how they do that and how we can learn to do it, too.

Webinar:  Sensitive Periods in the Elementary Years / Pt 2

Webinar: Sensitive Periods in the Elementary Years / Pt 2

Robin Howe, Associate Head of NewGate School, offered a clear explanation of “sensitivities” and many useful ideas for understanding the elementary child’s interests and behaviors in Part 1. Join us for Part 2 as we continue to look at the remaining sensitivities.