One of the most profound distinctions that one will notice during their first visit to a Montessori classroom, is the role of the teacher. In fact, Montessori teachers aren’t even referred to as “teachers,” but instead prefer the term “guide.” By shifting our view of the role of the adult in company of children through … [Read more...] about A Day in the Life of a Montessori Guide
The Geometry Cabinet is one of the original materials from Dr. Montessori’s first classroom, the Casa dei Bambini. It is a material that was originally developed by Dr. Seguin, a man who was a large inspiration to her work. Over time, Dr. Montessori modified the material to what the children of the last 100 years … [Read more...] about The Geometry Cabinet
Parenting With Vision Saturday, February 17 9:00am - 12:00pm Arizona Grand Resort 8000 Arizona Grand Pkwy Phoenix, Arizona 85044 It has been more than a DECADE since Association Montessori Internationale has brought their national conference to Phoenix. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to experience an AMI … [Read more...] about Special Montessori Event for Parents!
You may have already heard, but SIMS is hoping to offer AMI Elementary (ages 6-12) training starting Fall of 2018. So much needs to happen, though, before we are approved to start the course. In order to finalize the course there must be viable demonstrated interest. This is where you come in. If you're considering … [Read more...] about AMI Elementary Training in Phoenix
By popular demand, SIMS is offering a daytime Primary Training Course, in addition to our Evening Training Course, for the 2018-2019 academic year! This is the first time we’ve been able to offer daytime classes in 5 years and we don’t know when we’ll be able to offer this option again. If the evening or summer … [Read more...] about Daytime Primary Training Course Beginning Fall 2018!