Montessori News June 16-22. 2013

June 18, 2013

Montessori certification course
The News International
The programme is being conducted by four leading Montessori master trainers with over 20 years of experience. The course will continue till June 29. The sessions on the first day included an introduction to Montessori method of education, life and work 

Workshop for Montessori teachers starts in capital
The News International
The course will integrate Dr. Maria Montessori theory with effective practices. The two-week workshop will include all necessary topics required for a professional Montessori directress. It will introduce new teaching techniques and tools to guide 

Montessori Center School Celebrates Class of 2013
Noozhawk
Nearly half of the students who stood on the stage had attended Montessori Center since they were toddlers, and fondly referred to the school as their second home and the teachers as members of their family. MCS Head of School Patricia Colby handed out 

VI Montessori School and Peter Gruber International Academy Class of 2013 VI 
Virgin Islands Daily News
ST. THOMAS – Amid a standing room-only crowd, the small but enthusiastic V.I. Montessori School and Peter Gruber International Academy Class of 2013 proudly accepted their diplomas during the school’s graduation ceremony at Coral World Saturday 

Roseland Montessori Directresses honored
Hammond Daily Star online
These Roseland Montessori teachers, who are now officially certified Montessori directresses, are enjoying the summer after two previous summers and regular weekends of intense training for the past two year. They are Kay Saragusa, Valleria Hall, 

Montessori contract approved with stipulations
Leader-Telegram
A lack of some key information about teacher certification and transportation costs made a lengthy discussion on the renewal of the Chippewa Valley Montessori Charter Schools contract even lengthier Monday night at the Eau Claire school district board 

Valpo Montessori Accepting New Students for Fall
ValpoLife.com
Accepting-New-Students-2013 We educate the whole child. We teach your child to think for themselves and also foster their social, emotional, and physical development. We treat each child with dignity and respect. We help them learn with interactive 

Artificial Turf Supply Completes 2nd Playground Project for Montessori Academy
PR Web
Artificial Turf Supply, the nationally recognized manufacturer and distributor of wholesale artificial grass, announced that it has completed the installation of a synthetic turf surface at Montessori Academy, a year-round school in Pembroke Pines 

Alternative method proves popular
The West Australian
Montessori schools do not use letter grades, allow children to choose what they want to work on, disapprove of computers in the younger years and do not set homework until students are in their teens. The school operates multi-age classrooms so younger 

Self-regulated learning been around for years
Nanaimo News Bulletin
Many years ago, Maria Montessori observed this capability in children and developed an education system to support it. Montessori education has always recognized children learn in different ways, and accommodates all learning styles. Students are also 

June 17, 2013

Roots holds Montessori course for teachers
Pakistan Daily Times
ISLAMABAD: Roots National Institute of Teacher Training and Education-RNITTE is the training institute that has been providing professional development courses to the teachers, academic coordinators, principals, headmistress and the management staff.

Oak Grove Montessori School Receives Connecticut 
Hartford Courant
In recognition for dedicated work and focus on environmental issues, Oak Grove Montessori School has been honored with the Connecticut GreenCircle Award. The school has made environmental conservation and prevention a part of its foundation and 

‘Being a teacher also means continued learning’, says Montessori director
Day Nurseries
Montessori learning practice continues to grow in the UK school and early years sectors, with the 150th school now confirmed as having completed its accreditation. The achievement was recognised on Friday at the Montessori St Nicholas Charity’s 

Montessori awards its 150th accreditation
Nursery World (subscription)
Barbara Isaacs, Director of National Strategies, said, ‘It is a privilege to bring together Montessori owners and managers to share in their continued efforts to improve their practice by participating in the Montessori Accreditation and Evaluation 

New environmentally-themed charter school opening in Norton Shores
Muskegon Chronicle – MLive.com
MIChoice, a statewide charter school start-up group founded last August, has been authorized by Ferris State University to open the Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change. It will be located in a former school building known as Wilma Hall 

Local students help bring clean water to South Sudanese village
Rockford Register Star
After reading “A Long Walk to Water”, by Linda Sue Park, students at Maria Montessori School were inspired to help the many children in South Sudan who spend their days walking to fetch water instead of attending school. “Not everybody in the world has 

Crossway Community in Montgomery needs new principal, wants to expand to DC
Washington Post
The Washington Post ran an article Monday morning highlighting the financial struggles of Crossway Community Montessori, Montgomery County’s first charter school and only public Montessori school. Here are some other facts about the school that didn’t 

Young Millennial graduated at AlHuda International School
Associated Press of Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Jun 17 (APP): Young graduates of AlHuda International School celebrated their success with great enthusiasm at the Pre-School and Montessori Graduation Ceremony held here Monday. The students expressed their feelings of gratitude 

Easy as pi: Girl wows Raleigh class with memory feat
News & Observer
“I didn’t think that I’d be able to get that far,” said Jacqueline, who just finished sixth grade at the Montessori School of Raleigh. “I know that I do have a pretty good memory. I’ve tried to memorize pi that far before, but that was the first time I 

June 16, 2013

Montgomery’s public Montessori school seeks financial stability
Washington Post
At Crossway Community Montessori School, on a typical morning, adults greet little ones with handshakes. Children covered in aprons wipe down tables, wringing soapy yellow sponges. And students working with mathematical models move to the next 

A hands-on family affair New Montessori school, owned by family, opening uptown
The Hudson Reporter
According to legend, when Michelangelo wanted to see what was missing from his masterpiece, the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, he laid on his back and looked up. From there, it’s said, his vantage point was such that he could view the entire piece of 

Notable Gifts: Richmond Montessori exceeds goal in ‘future’ campaign
Richmond Times Dispatch
Richmond Montessori School P3 (kindergarten) students celebrate completion of Step One of the school’s fundraising campaign by singing the new RMS school song, “We’re Richmond Montessori,” written by music teacher Jeanne Bluford.

Sunday Profile: Teacher changes young lives with love
Statesman Journal
This week marked Shanthi’s last week at Salem Montessori, much to the dismay of the parents who send their children to the small school on 16th Street NE, where the mission is to provide a peaceful and harmonious environment for children to grow and 

Parents call for state school ‘alternative’
Scotsman
The parents are fans of the Montessori education system – which advocates more freedom for children – but say they do not want to have to go into the private sector to get it. They want Edinburgh City Council to adapt plans for the new school to suit 

School’s contract decision expected
Leader-Telegram
Eau Claire school board members said they expect to finalize a contract extension for Chippewa Valley Montessori Charter School on Monday night after months of discussion about the topic. “I think we’ll try to get most of it done,” said school board 

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