INTRODUCTION TO MONTESSORI THEORY AND PHILOSOPHY – PART A & B

24 & 25 FEBRUARY 2018

Invitation to Montessori Institute Students, Parents and other interested members of the Community to attend a two day Introduction to Montessori Theory and Philosophy Workshop Part A and Part B.

The two day workshop will provide a theoretical overview of Montessori Theory and Philosophy, followed by application and the Montessori classroom.

Some of the topics to be covered are:

  • Maria Montessori’s Life and Influence
  • The Montessori Approach
  • Four Planes of Development
  • Human Tendencies
  • The Absorbent Mind and Sensitive Periods
  • Preparing the Environment
  • Montessori Materials
  • Role of the Adult
  • Classroom Organisation for Different Age Groups
  • Differences to Traditional
  • Overview of Curriculum Areas
  • Indirect Preparation
  • Practicalities of Choosing Elements and Care of the Environment
  • Choice and Independence
  • Normalisation, Practical Life, and Grace and Courtesy

The Presenter will be Dianne Davis.  Dianne has worked in the field of education for over 30 years which included doing emergency relief at a Montessori School.   Working in a Montessori environment inspired her to undertake Montessori studies.  She taught in a 9-12yrs Montessori classroom for 7 years and was appointed Principal at Plenty Valley Montessori School, a position held and enjoyed for 10 years. Thereafter she spent a further 3 years as Principal at Melbourne Montessori School.  Dianne also does consultancy work for several Montessori schools nationally, as well as for a number of smaller independent schools in Melbourne.  Dianne holds a Bachelor of Education, Diploma of Montessori 9-12yrs MWEI, Diploma of Montessori Leadership AMS.

VENUE:
                 Melbourne Montessori School
                 6 Roselea Street, Caulfield South  VIC

DATES & TIMES:
                 24 February 2018              9am – 4pm
                 25 February 2018              9am – 4pm

COST:
                 All attendees  $270

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP CLICK HERE

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