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Holistic Education and Montessori

Did you know that you can earn your masters degree while you earn Age of Montessori teacher certification? The Endicott College TIES Program and Sarasota University both collaborate with Age of Montessori to make this possible. Sarasota Even if you have already graduated from AoM, you can apply to Sarasota, a fully-online university, and apply […]

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Winter Indoor Fun

Winter Home Activities

When winter weather is getting you down, consider these fun activities to keep your spirits up. As you will see from the pictures, these activities bring genuine engagement, concentration and great joy! 1. Make a snowman inside! If you can bundle the kids up and get some fresh air, while making a snowman outside, that’s […]

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Assistant Course

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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Montessori Minimalism

Montessori Minimalism for the Holidays

When it comes to the holiday season, it seems everything around you is preaching the message, “More is more!” When you look at any authentic Montessori environment, however, you will see the embodiment of the saying, “Less is more.”  The space is intentionally minimalistic, and yet very rich and fulfilling for children. Everything is there […]

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Raising Young Siblings that Love Each Other

As parents, we want our children to have a loving and caring relationship with their siblings.  We hope our children will form friendships with one another that will get them through the rocky road of life.  However, in the early years it can feel like all they do is fight for your attention and over […]

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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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