Downloadable pdfs related to the Theory Album.  Please notify corinne@montessori-nw.org if a link is missing or not functioning correctly. The Student Handbook is the primary resource for information regarding the Theory Album and general Academic Requirements.

 

Theory Check Sheet

Glossary of Theory Terms (Word document)

 

HANDOUTS

(All other Theory TExts can be found in the MNW Bound Theory TExt Collection) 

 

Montessori Education - Historical Perspective

 

 

Four Planes of Development:

 

Sensitive Periods - Addendum

 

Development of Independence:

 

Introduction to Observation:

 

Harmonizing the Indoor and Outdoor Environment

 

Adult Work / Child Work

 

Introduction to The Montessori Presentation

 

Science in the Casa - Article by Laura Johnson

 

Positive Phrasing

 

The Collective Stage of the Group:

 

School Organization:

 

Inclusion in Montessori Communities:

  • Inclusion in Montessori Communities - Outline
  • Introduction to Inclusive Education (aligns closely with Sarah's lecture)
  • Story about Sid
  • Giving Thanks for Katie Godoy
  • Inclusion in Montessori Communities - Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Inclusion in Montessori Communities - Autism Spectrum Information

 

Working with Parents:

 

Working with Assistants:

  • Working with Assistants - Teacher Assistant Communication
  • Working with Assistants - Worksheet for Collaboration
  • Working with Assistants - Roles article by Annette Haines

 

Observation - Lesson Planning - Record Keeping

 

Getting Started 

  • Normalizing the Conditions
  • Guidelines for Functional Independence
  • Guidelines for Limits
  • Guidelines for the First Days

 

Appendices

Concept Bibliography

Supplementary Bibliography