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Montessori Education and Homework

Montessori Education and Homework

Presented by: Mary Ellen Maunz, Founder, Program Director and Kristen Nowak, Lower EL, Middlecreek Montessori Despite Americans’ attachment to homework, there is no research that validates its use. Don’t let meaningless homework get in the way of your child’s developmental needs. Family time is valuable too!

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Webinar: Montessori and the Family

Montessori and the Family

Presented by:
Tammy Ulrich, M.A. Executive Director, Oregon Montessori Association and
Mary Ellen Maunz, M.Ed., Founder, Program Director Join us for this webinar tracing the career of a Montessori child, student of Age of Montessori’s inspiration, Dr. Elisabeth Caspari at age 2 ½, and who is now Executive Director of the Oregon Montessori Association. With a passion […]

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Fundamental Needs of Mankind

The Fundamental Needs of People is a fantastic teaching tool and central to the needs of elementary-aged children – a gorgeous chart showing how man and woman have met their needs throughout history. It offers a central concept of how to organize both your teaching and children’s thinking about history. Join us as Montessori elementary […]

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Montessori Educating Teacher and Training Parent Training – Online

  Become part of our Montessori teacher and parent community moving early childhood and elementary education forward! Montessori Teacher Training and Certification Age of Montessori teacher training and certification courses are both online and hands-on. The early childhood education Dr. Montessori discovered and taught can best be learned through our unique blended-learning approach (online and […]

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Help to Life - Understand the Stages of Development

Help to Life: Why Every Parent and Caregiver Needs to Understand the Stages of Development

Presented by: Mary Ellen Maunz, M.Ed., Founder and Program Director, Age of Montessori Many childhood behaviors (and misbehaviors) are rooted in spontaneous actions that show themselves during different developmental stages. When we do not understand and support development, we see children fiercely defending what their inner teacher wants and needs to accomplish. The more you […]

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Why Montessori for the Elementary Years?

Presenters: Mary Ellen Maunz, M.Ed., Founder and Program Director, Age of Montessori Tani Kingston,B.A., Executive Director, Age of Montessori Montessori has been known for more than 100 years, largely as a great early childhood program. More and more families, including those at more than 300 US public schools, are choosing to enroll their children in […]

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Why Teach Children Self-Discipline (Instead of Obedience)?

Written by Jenny Formon When it comes to discipline, the teachers in a Montessori class help to guide the children along their journey, with the ultimate goal being self-discipline. When I envision self-discipline, I see the child making independent “good choices” about behavior without prompting from an adult. There is a difference between being self-disciplined […]

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