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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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Create an Art Space for All Ages With These 3 Questions

Anyone can be an artist. Creating artistic environments that nurture creativity, self-expression, cultural awareness AND support development at any age is feasible. No doubt, you’ve created art before and will again in the future, for work or pleasure. The following questions help you think about the art you would like to create, so you can […]

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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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How to Help Your Child Manage Their Emotions

Children are born with the hardware that produces a variety of emotions, but they aren’t born with the tools to know how to name, interpret and then manage those emotions. That’s where parents come in, as the first teacher for the child. We have countless opportunities each day and night to be alongside our children […]

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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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