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First public Montessori in Oklahoma opens
First public Montessori in Oklahoma opens
The school will tout a new learning approach for students in a widely under-served community. The first public Montessori School in the state is scheduled to open in Tulsa this fall and teachers say they are getting very excited to start this school year in a brand new building with a new learning approach for students. “It’s going to challenge everything that Tulsa Public Schools has been doing,” said teacher Elizabeth Steinocher. Steinocher previously taught at Skelly Elementary for 10 years before deciding to transfer to the new Montessori School.
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Ask a Montessorian
Ask a Montessorian
Help! Sometimes I prefer not to discuss holidays in the classroom because I don't want to exclude any students. What do you suggest?
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Montessori student inspired by biochemist's visit forms mentorship
Montessori student inspired by biochemist's visit forms mentorship   When Dr. Chris Pierret, biochemist, molecular biologist and coordinator of Integrated Science Education Outreach (InSciEd Out) at Mayo Clinic, visited Jessica Daniels’ fifth-grade classroom at Montessori at Franklin, Minnesota, one student in particular, Austin McCoy, was left with many unanswered questions. Daniels connected Austin with Pierret. “Austin had 300 questions and they were all footnoted,” Pierret said. While the initial encounter provided McCoy with a mentor, these days Pierret says “who is pushing who” can vary on a daily basis.
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Superintendent announces retirement, reflects on Montessori program growth
After 16 years of serving the students and citizens of Indianapolis Public Schools (1998-2010, 2015-current), Kelly Bently announced plans of retirement from the IPS Board of School Commissioners at the end of 2018. Bently continues, "while I have enjoyed my time on the board tremendously, I feel strongly that it is time to pass the baton to the next generation of public servants."
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Alverno College, Montessori Institute of Milwaukee Partnering on New Dual Licensure Program
Alverno College has partnered with the Montessori Institute of Milwaukee to create a dual licensure program that integrates the college’s Bachelor of Arts in Education with a Montessori teacher preparation program, the only program of its kind in Wisconsin and in direct response to local, regional and national need.
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Guest Contributor Maria Burke recounts her first experience teaching money, and what she did to improve it.
Maria Burke used the Montessori Hundreds Board as inspiration to teach students to count money concretely and independently and developed a product that is now found in classrooms all over the world.
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Montessori student contacts Ohio Mayor, City Council to ask for sidewalk to safely walk to school.
Fourth grade student Madelyn has attended meetings and spoken with the Department of Transportation and Engineering, grant writers and engineers to understand the process of a project that would impact other neighbors and pedestrians in the neighborhood.
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Social enterprise transforms low income communities through coffee, Montessori education
IMPCT is a global social enterprise dedicated to transforming low income and urban slum communities through education. They directly source products from these communities and invest the profits back into local, women to run Montessori based preschools around the world.
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Job Openings
Upper Elementary Guide
Sarasota, Florida
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Upper Elementary Class Director
Ottawa, Canada
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Children's House Lead Guide
Orange County, California
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Spanish Immersion Children's House Lead Guide
Chicago, Illinois
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Spanish Immersion Children's House Lead Guide
Peoria, Arizona
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Children's House Lead Guide
Broward County, Florida
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Lead and Assistant Teachers
Trinity, Florida
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Lower, Upper Elementary Guides
San Jose, California
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San Mateo, California
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