What I Can Do For You

I am pleased to offer the following services on a variety of topics:

Instructional and inspirational pre-recorded videos

Examples:
“Observing Inner and Outer Worlds” a 40 minute video exploring Observation at an advanced level created for an e-conference.
“Honing Montessori Practices: Materials and the Mind” a four-part video course exploring the interrelationship between the Montessori materials, Montessori theory and learning.

Articles and blog posts

Examples:
“Go On. Ask Me. How Exactly Do Montessori Children Learn So Much?”
“What to Look for in a Montessori Teacher Education Program”

Resource lists on specific topics

Example:
Resources for talking to children about race and racism

In-Person Workshops, Presentations and Facilitation

Presentation write-ups, lessons and unit plans for 3-6 and 12-15 year olds

Contact me to discuss your needs, rates and turnaround times.

Some favourite topics:

  • The spiritual preparation of the teacher
  • What it really means to follow a child
  • Observation
  • The philosophy of Cosmic Education
  • Montessori as a systemic approach to education
  • Implementing Montessori
    • how to start the day
    • the three hour work period
    • the materials and their role
    • the role of the teacher
    • classroom management and normalization
    • interdependencies of tenets of Montessori education
  • Adolescence
    • Montessori for adolescence
  • Media literacy for children, adolescents and adults
  • What makes something Montessori?
  • What happens after Montessori?
  • Montessori outside the classroom – a guiding philosophy for adult life
  • Montessori for parents of children in Montessori classrooms
    • supporting Montessori at home
    • moving towards a non-punitive approach to parenting
    • the spiritual preparation of the parent
  • The relationship between parent, student and teacher
  • Various areas of the Casa environment
  • The Planes of Development
  • The Universal Human Tendencies
  • Meeting the needs of humans