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Montessori News for July, 2018

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New conference for Montessori teachers in southern United States
New conference for Montessori teachers in southern United States
The Southeast Montessori Collective is a new grassroots organization for teachers and administrators in twelve southeastern states. Offering support to Montessori professionals and parents with templates and resources, expert columnists, regional news and more, they will host their first conference on August 4. The keynote address will be delivered by Annie Frazer of Montessori Partnerships for Georgia; other workshops include challenging behaviors in the classroom, tackling history and culture inclusively and more.
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Wampanoags Resurrect Language in Schools
Wampanoags Resurrect Language in Schools
Mukayuhsak Weekuw: The Children’s House in New Britain, Connecticut, the first full-day Wôpanâak (Wampanoag language) immersion classroom in 400 years, is a partnership between the Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project (WLRP), the Montessori Academy of Cape Cod and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. It offers 1,000 hours of language immersion each academic year to students two to five years old.
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Ask a Montessorian
Ask a Montessorian
Help! A first year Early Childhood student has told me that he wants to learn to read. He seems attracted to the works his older friends are doing in the Language area, but I want to introduce him to the Practical Life and Sensorial curricula first. What do you suggest?
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Women's Refuge Meals Prepared by Kids, Grown by Prisoners
Women's Refuge Meals Prepared by Kids, Grown by Prisoners
Montessori students are helping feed families in need by partnering with prisoners. The vegetables grown behind the wire at Rimutaka Prison are being prepared by school students for families seeking help at Women's Refuge. The unlikely arrangement is co-ordinated by the Common Unity Project, a charity whose Urban Kai Network has people growing produce in backyards, community gardens and the country's largest prison.
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Montessori School Offers Autism Spectrum Specific Class
Montessori School Offers Autism Spectrum Specific Class
The Orford Montessori Secondary School in Sherbrooke, Quebec, has announced plans to be the first in Canada to offer a specialized class for teens ages 12 to 17 years with Autism Spectrum Disorder with the goal of gaining improved expertise in working with diverse learners.
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Center for Guided Montessori Studies

Train Online With a High Quality Montessori Certification Program

The Center for Guided Montessori Studies offers comprehensive Montessori online training programs. Requisite certificates distributed on course completion.

• Life-style Friendly
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• Professional Development
• Low Residency

Certificate programs:

Infant/Toddler (0-3)
Early Childhood (3-6)
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Professional Development:

• Montessori Fundamentals (Now in Spanish!)
• Special Needs
• Nutrition for Learning
• Art & Music

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The Montessori Library announces new, reduced pricing! Subscriptions starting as low as $5 a month.

Infant/Toddler, Primary, Elementary, Spanish and Parenting Resources available to stay up to date with Montessori training. Watch videos, read training materials and interact with other professionals.

www.MontessoriLibrary.com

Guest Columnist RB Fast of Bee Line Consulting addresses the toxicity of teacher gossip
"When teacher gossip becomes a toxic presence in a school, joy and creativity are stifled. Suspicion and distrust become the new norm..." RB Fast answers what causes gossip, how to prevent it, and how bold leadership creates an environment of safety and autonomy.
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Montessori School and Aged Care Home to Share Campus in Australian-first
Residents of the Kalyra Woodcroft aged care home in Morphett Vale, South Australia, and students of the Southern Montessori middle school campus, will take classes together including music, art, history and cooking after the school took out a 20-year lease on the site following a decade-long search for a new home. The $20 million project is a first here, but other intergenerational programs overseas – where residents share facilities with preschools – have proved successful and Kalyra Communities hopes the same will be true here.
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Nigeria Launches Foundation for Montessori Education
Foundation registered as the affiliate society of the Association of Montessori Internationale in 2018. Assistant training begins in July as well as parent education program for both public and private Montessori school communities.
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Job Openings
Children's House + Elementary Teachers
Portugal
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K-8 Teacher, Montessori certification preferred
Eastsound, Washington
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Elementary Teacher
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Early Childhood + Elementary Teacher
Enterprise, Florida
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Several Positions
Washington, DC
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Spanish Teacher
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Toddler + Early Childhood Teachers
Loudon, Fairfax Counties, Virginia
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Lower Elementary Teacher
Maui, Hawaii
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Early Childhood + Elementary Teachers
Big Sky, Montana
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Early Childhood Teacher
Homestead, Florida
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