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!
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 […]
Description Join our guest, Dr. Jeff Feenstra, D.C., father of three children, six, four and two, in a discussion of what the body needs to grow, and what it does not need. We will explore the importance of how movement drives the development of the frontal lobe of the brain, which allows the child to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
While in traditional education, elementary children learn about their street and their town first and only later about their state, nation and the world, Maria Montessori has an entirely opposite starting place. We start with a vision of the awesome universe in which we live. Children are fascinated and learn about the whole so all […]
Join Us for a Conversation between Teachers and Students from the Age of Montessori Early Childhood Certification Program. Discovering the message behind the method. Join us as the online students meet the faculty and each other face-to-face for the first time at the summer practicum. Listen to some great stories as they share and reflect […]
. Why Montessori Works Join us for a fun and informative look at how and why the Montessori movement has transformed our educational landscape. We’ll explore some of the key principles of the Montessori approach and how they apply to all age groups. This webinar is perfect for parents, teachers, administrators and everyone who loves […]
Students answer questions about our their interest in Montessori, teacher training, and making a difference. .