Different Ages / Different Needs – Understanding the Stages of Development

“The child’s development follows a path of successive stages of independence, and our knowledge of this must guide us in our behavior towards him.”

— Maria Montessori


What You Learn in the Different Ages / Different Needs – Understanding the Stages of Development Course:

You will learn why teachers, parents and care givers need to understand the stages of a child’s development. Get a clearer view of Maria Montessori’s work that continues to be validated by ongoing research. With this course adult learners will:

  • Achieve personal growth, transformation and self-mastery through reflective practice and internalization of the material
  • Demonstrate how to successfully address ongoing child development in a holistic way in a Montessori classroom
  • Evaluate the stages of development

2 Week Course Outline

  • Explanation of Montessori’s Stages of Development
  • Help to Life: Why Every Parent and Caregiver Needs to Understand the Stages of Development
  • Characteristics of the Child from Birth to Six
  • A Brief Introduction to Attachment Theory
  • Montessori and Attachment Parenting webinar
  • Development from Birth to Three
  • General Developmental Sequence: Toddler through Preschool
  • The Mind of the Six- to Twelve-Year-Old
  • Sensitive Periods of the Elementary Child
  • The Mind of the Twelve- to Eighteen-Year-Old
  • Video of Montessori’s Planes of Development

Attendees Answer “What was most valuable take-away for you in this course?”

“I loved the selection of readings and the videos.”

“I now understand the sensitive period of development and the brain.” 

“I now understand how important it is to respect the child and understand his actions. This new understanding is key for me to start my career on this field.”

How the child’s needs change as they grow. It’s amazing!”

Next Start Date: April 14, 2020

Offered: June 9 + November 10

Different Ages / Different Needs Course Sign-up

StarTwo Week Course – Special offer:  $289

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After purchasing, you will receive a confirmation email. On the course start date, you will receive access information for the  Different Ages/ Different Needs – Understanding the Stages of Development course, materials and forums.

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