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Michael Dorer is a Montessori educator, with a doctorate in Instructional Leadership, and Montessori credentials fromAMI and AMS for 3-6, and 6-12. He has worked in Montessori education since 1969 with Toddlers, Children’s House, Elementary, Adolescents, and adults in Montessori teacher training. He is a frequent speaker, presenter, storyteller, and school consultant. Michael has written seven Montessori curriculum manuals, and many articles. His newest book is The Deep Well ofTime: The Transformative Power of Storytelling in the Classroom, published by Parent-Child Press. Michael is the retired Director of Montessori at St. Catherine University and founded the Montessori Institute at WestminsterCollege in Utah. You can reach Michael at mjdorer@gmail.com
  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 […]