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“What is it to live sociably?”

Ginni Sackett, Co-Director of Primary Training at Montessori Northwest, addressed this question during a recent NAMTA workshop in Portland. She asserts that the values of respect, dignity, and grace are vital qualities to establish in an individual who can then infuse them into society at large. Read her presentation, Empowering Children, Liberating Adults, for details on how the tenets of Grace and Courtesy provide a foundation for a positive social life.

Posted on April 24, 2015 and filed under Resources, From MNW Staff.

Saturday Academy at MNW

Montessori Northwest is pleased to announce it has partnered with Saturday Academy, a non-profit group, associated with University of Portland. Saturday Academy facilitates hands-on classes and camps for school age children (grades 2-12). Our offering is titled, Triangles on the Nile: Ancient Tools for Today’s Design.

Posted on December 11, 2014 and filed under Partnerships, Events, Elementary, Materials, From MNW Staff.

MNW Staff Holiday Movie Favorites

The images below are of the MNW staff's favorite holiday movies. Each staff member was only allowed to name one as their top pick. A couple favored the same film. Everyone had reasons for their choice, although some needed a little more explaining than others. What movie gets you into the holiday spirit?

Posted on December 5, 2014 and filed under Fun, From MNW Staff.