Posts filed under Resources

Positive Communication - Montessori Classroom Essentials Workshop

Michelle Becka’s ‘Positive Communication’ workshop was a delightful and refreshing way to start out the new school year.  I was happily reminded of the art of mindful observing, listening, and responding when in the presence of children (and adults!).

Some highlights for me from the evening ...  

Posted on October 12, 2017 and filed under Assistants to Infancy, Elementary, Primary, Resources, Workshops.

Options for Emergent/Early readers!

Visiting my local library the other day, I was delighted to see the most thoughtful change to the “Easy Reader” area of the children’s section.   Multnomah County librarians have done something heroic - they sorted the books by complexity despite whatever cryptic number/level/color/symbolic system the publisher had assigned them...

Posted on August 3, 2017 and filed under From MNW Staff, Materials, Parents, Primary, Resources, Portland.