The child from birth – 3 years: a Montessori certificate course in Arizona! For the first time, an AMI Montessori course focusing on the child from birth – 3 years will be offered in Arizona! For a number of years, the Montessori community has asked for training opportunities for individuals who are raising and … [Read more...] about An Overview of Assistants to Infancy (0-3 yrs) Training
Join SIMS for a closer look at what dyslexia is and how to serve the dyslexic child within the context of the Montessori environment. Saturday, December 1st 9:00a - 3:30p $75 Early Registration *$90 Registration after November 16th (Includes Lunch) Location: The Center for Higher Education 245 W 2nd St, … [Read more...] about Serving the Dyslexic Child in the Montessori Environment
My name is Alyssa Zander, and it is a pleasure to share with you all my personal experience and growth that took place during my first year in the classroom. I graduated from SIMS in June 2017 and finished my Master’s through Loyola the following month. After completing my training, I moved back to Bend, Oregon, my … [Read more...] about Reflection of My First Year in the Classroom
SIMS is very excited to bring AMI Montessori teacher training to New Mexico for the first time! We are dedicated to enhancing the capacity of Montessori communities throughout the Southwest region. Learn More HERE Course Block Schedule: October 2018 - June 2019 Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - … [Read more...] about Montessori Training in New Mexico for the First Time EVER!
We are so very happy to announce that our two dedicated Primary Trainers in Training have been granted the status of Auxiliary Trainer by AMI. Congratulations to Tiffany Liddell and Meg Trezise! The Training of Trainers program requires a commitment of 3 years. Tiffany and Meg have spent the last two years working … [Read more...] about New Auxiliary Trainers!
Have you ever wondered what “Going Out” means in the Montessori Elementary environment? Many people believe that this term is synonymous with field trips. Let’s start by defining both in Montessori terms. A field trip is an outing taken with the entire class. It is usually to an exhibit, show, or special … [Read more...] about Going Out with the Elementary Child
Have you noticed that young children often want to help with daily chores such as washing the dishes or wiping the table? Children have a natural desire to be adult’s “little helpers” and carry out tasks they see adults doing. The Montessori classroom responds to this desire by offering the child opportunities to … [Read more...] about Material Spotlight: Washing a Table
Don’t we all want a dynamic classroom environment in which there is a great variety of work going on? Where the children are creating, researching, building, collaborating, thinking, learning, questioning, imagining, and following their passions? Yes! That IS what we want, an environment where our students are … [Read more...] about Big Work in the Elementary Classroom: Creating a Culture of Beautiful Work