We’re stocking our shop with super swag to celebrate “150 years of Maria Montessori”—stop by to snap up treasures for yourself and the folks back home.
This session will demonstrate how to take advantage of the Montessori materials, how to use backward design when planning a second language curriculum, and how to promote second language use in the classroom guided by the highly-regarded Second Language Acquisition theory.
In this learning lab, we will show you how to properly assess fine and gross motor skills in children ages 4 – 10, including large muscle skills.
In this learning lab, you will practice strategic thinking and obtain tools to facilitate the strategic planning process at your school.
Go back to the basics with a strategic, formal Parent Ambassador program that expands your word-of-mouth marketing footprint into your target neighborhoods, local businesses, and community centers.
In Part 2 of this 2-part session, we will review the curriculum; you will become familiar with the goals and objectives of the Eco Lab program.
Learn how to bring the “real world” into your Secondary program using place-based education, which uses the local environment and community to teach academic concepts through project-based experiences.
Review the latest findings in Montessori research by circulating among a display of project posters on a range of pressing topics. Research authors will be on hand, eager to discuss and explain their work to you.
In this session, the presenters will discuss classroom practices that encourage—or undermine—independence. You will leave ready to examine how your own teaching can maximize your students’ independence and foster lifelong autonomous learners.