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Love, the Passageway to Normalization

Presenter: Mary Ellen Maunz, M.Ed. In Montessori terms, normalization is that wondrous state when a young child becomes centered through intense concentration. It opens up a new world of joy and learning for the child, and often represents a major shift from chaos to calm. This webinar will talk about the conditions and the attitudes […]

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Cues vs. Miscues

Presenters: Flora McCormick, LCPC Victoria Brailsford, M.Ed.  If we’re having ongoing difficulties with our child, the relationship is where we need to focus first. Children don’t enjoy being “difficult”.  Their first choice is always to act in a way that connects to us.  But Children misbehave when their other behavior isn’t getting the message through […]

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Teaching with Joy & Letting Frustration Go

Teaching from Joy & Letting Frustration Go!

Transform your teaching day by gaining insight into your expectations, triggers and relationships. Where to begin? Start to gain perspective, let your goals guide you and find your supportive people (including yourself). PRESENTERS: Susan Hoffman, B.S., EC Montessori Certification (1981) Isabelle Crow, EC Montessori Certification (2015) Technical Note: Audio connection warbles occasionally, but the practical […]

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Montessori’s Discoveries

Maria Montessori was a physician, surgeon and head of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Rome. As she approached her 40th birthday, she discovered qualities of children that caused her to change her entire life, and to follow the child to the secrets of mankind that lay hidden within. Watch as we review the […]

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The Montessori Assistant

How to Be One, How to Train One Presented by: Mary Ellen Maunz, M.Ed., Founder, Program Director and Victoria Brailsford, M.A. Asst. Program Director With established adult/child ratios in every state, almost all Montessori classrooms have an assistant. But what does that person do? How do we prepare him or her for the role? Come […]

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Age of Montessori Graduates Discuss First Years of Teaching

Many Paths, One Message: Help to Life

  Presented by Age of Montessori Faculty and Graduates: Susan Hoffman, BS, Faculty Carriga Camp, BA and Vanessa Chipe Swiggart, BA Tech Note:  Audio signal fluctuates throughout video. Graduates discuss their path to becoming Montessori teachers and the importance of professional development. This is a question and answer format that is perfect for anyone considering […]

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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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