This 10-day (60 hours) certification course is for all those who would like to become Assistant Teachers in a Montessori classroom, need a refresher course, or who are interested in the Montessori approach to Early Childhood Montessori education. Parents, ECE graduates, and teachers are welcome.
Monday, July 7 to Friday, July 11, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday July 14 to Friday July 18, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Lectures and demonstrations will include the fundamental principles of the Montessori Philosophy. Hands-on Practice is available to all students.
“The man who does not live in an adaptive environment can neither develop his faculties nor learn to know himself.” Dr. Maria Montessori
The cost of the 10-day workshop is $800.00
A deposit of $400.00 is required on registration.
Balance of $400.00 will be due on Monday, July 7, 2014
A Refresher Course is Available. Please contact Newborough Teacher Training Institute for more details.
Friday, July 11th
Sandpaper letters – learning the phonetic sounds of the letters of the alphabet Word building – Pink and Blue Schemes
Monday, July 14th
Phonograms and Non-phonetic words - Green Scheme
The Parts of Speech – building sentences (syntax)
Tuesday, July 15th
Mathematics: understanding the numbers 0 to 10 – quantities (concrete)
and symbols (abstract) The Snake Game
Introduction to the Decimal System – quantities and symbols
Wednesday, July 16th
Mathematics: Static and Dynamic operations with the Golden Bead material Static and Dynamic operations with the Stamp Game
The Teen and Ten numbers – concrete and abstract quantities and symbols Beads, Boards, and Charts – recording
Thursday, July 17th
The Montessori approach to teaching the Cultural subjects: Geography and History
Friday, July 18th
The Montessori approach to teaching the Cultural subjects: Botany, Zoology
A Certificate will be awarded on completion of this 10-day Workshop totaling 60 hours