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Montessori News for August, 2018

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Montessori school in Mariana Islands will integrate native languages and history
Montessori school in Mariana Islands will integrate native languages and history
Isla Montessori School in Dandan, Saipan of the Mariana Island chain south of Japan, will incorporate the Austronesian languages Carolinian and Chamorro. Led by Susan Book and Diana Silveira, AMI and AMS respectively, the school will also offer parent education and community outreach.
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Ask a Montessorian
Help! A student's challenging behavior seems unnoticed by her parents. What should I do?
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Texas Montessori CEO among panel to discuss architectural resiliency and design's effect on the learning process
Texas Montessori CEO among panel to discuss architectural resiliency and design's effect on the learning process
Sara Cotner, founder and CEO of Magnolia Montessori for All in Austin, emphasized the importance of creating spaces for collaboration and community for adults and children alike. Her school's building was designed by Page Architects, also on the panel, which covered resilient architecture as well, in light of recent natural disasters.
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Ohio House passes bill in support of cursive handwriting in Elementary curriculum
Ohio House passes bill in support of cursive handwriting in Elementary curriculum   The Ohio House passed a bill that would require the State Department of Education to develop a new cursive writing curriculum by the end of this year. The cursive handwriting courses would be targeted for students in kindergarten through fifth-grade.
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Nigerian Montessori student publishes second novel
10-year-old Munachi Mbonu, a student of Grande Oakbridge Montessori School in Lagos State, Nigeria, has written for fun since early Elementary school and was inspired by friendship and family to publish two novels.
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Training program becomes first accredited online Montessori Secondary program, adds international locations for review
The Center for Guided Montessori Studies has announced that the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education has unanimously voted to approve the Secondary I & II certification programs, with North Carolina and Indiana as approved residential sites. New international locations, if approved, will bring Montessori training to Asia and the Middle East.
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Montessori 6th graders use grant, purchase art for their school as part of ongoing grant program.
24 schools in Denver this year were awarded $500 grants to purchase art for their schools. Run by Susan Boehnke, the program is run with Janus Henderson Investors to provide quality art pieces to area schools. The Montessori students negotiated directly with the artist, Aaron Hequembourg, to obtain a desired painting for their school.
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Guest Contributor: Maren Schmidt
"Children naturally come with an intense self-generated ability to focus attention. It is how we are wired as human beings to learn...children's brains are seeking opportunities to create this deep concentration by choosing activities that are interesting to them..." Read more about how to support this natural inclination in each of our students.
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Montessori Assistant Principal presents robot, coding used at Waco Independent School District's Tech Summit
Hailey Dean, Assistant Principal of Lake Air Montessori Magnet School, was one of 20 presenters at the inaugural Tech Summit held by Waco Independent School District. Dean presented Ozobot, a small robot used in a Story Creation class, to illustrate how technology and coding basics were used as attractive teaching tools for her students.
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Job Openings
Guides and Assistants
Paris, France
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Upper Elementary Guide
Davis, California
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Early Childhood Guide
Pehlam, New York
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Head of School
Blaine, Minnesota
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Elementary Principal
Louisville, Kentucky
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Lead Toddler Guide
Chantilly, Virginia
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Lead and Assistant Guides
Cypress, Texas
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Upper Elementary Guide
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Early Childhood/ Lower Elementary Guide
Cary, North Carolina
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Oakland, California
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Lower Elementary Guide
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Early Childhood Guide
Enterprise, Florida
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Early Childhood and Lower Elementary Guides
Bavaro, Dominican Republic
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Forgotten Coast, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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