montessori and the mathematical mind

Dr. Montessori believed that each human being was born with a 'mathematical mind'.  In this workshop, we will explore what exactly is the mathematical mind and how the Montessori approach to Math helps this mind develop.  Participants will engage in multi-media presentations and hands-on demonstrations of Montessori math materials.  Each participant will have the opportunity to make a Montessori-inspired math activity.

montessori language development

​In this dynamic workshop, we will explore how language develops in the young child and how we as adults who work with children can help support that development.  We will engage in multi-media presentations, hands-on demonstrations with Montessori language materials and each participant will have the opportunity to make a Montessori-inspired language activity.

​pd: understanding montessori series: child development

Duration: 2 hours

Cost: Individual: $40.00 per person                      Groups: $30.00 per person per session

In these hands-on sessions, we will delve deeper into Montessori theory and practice, learning the principles behind why we do things the way we do. Participants will be engaged in learning through demonstrations and hands-on exploration of Montessori materials.  Each participant will be provided with an opportunity to make-and-take an activity.

the hand as the instrument of the mind: why practical life activities matter

Movement and cognition are inextricably linked.  The young child learns through movement.  In this workshop, we will explore the link between movement and the child's mind and look at how we can prepare the environment to support this aspect of the child's development through the Practical Life area of the Montessori prepared environment.  Participants will engage in hands-on demonstrations of Practical Life activities including activities for Care of the Self and Care of the Environment; and each will have the opportunity to make a Montessori-inspired Practical Life activity.

montessori and the senses

In this hands-on workshop, we will first explore the theory behind the Montessori sensorial approach to education as we learn how to support the child's development through the manipulation of concrete materials before introducing abstract concepts.  In the second half of the workshop, we will engage in demonstrations on the use of some Montessori materials that support the refinement of the five senses as well as the stereognostic sense, and participants will make a child-appropriate activity to take away.

montessori and creative enrichment

In this hands-on workshop, we will explore the Montessori approach enriching the child's development through creative activities like art and music, looking at ways to develop the child's appreciation for music and art.  Participants will engage in multi-media presentations and each will have the opportunity to make a Montessori-inspired creative expression activity.

montessori and cultural empowerment

In this workshop, we will explore the Montessori approach to helping the child learn and participate in his/her culture as we look at how children learn culture.  We will engage in multi-media presentations and hands-on demonstrations of how to introduce culturally enriching activities to children.  Each participant will have the opportunity to make an Montessori-inspired culturally enriching activity.

 

NSOROMA MONTESSORI EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING