Observation document and letters

In "Other", there are now several items available for you related to Observation:

  • For all students to read and to share with hosts -- "MNW Expectations for Observation"
  • 所有的學員請事先讀過 「MNW Expectations for Observation」這份文件,並與觀察教室的主教老師分享。

Then, select and use any of the following letters to share with your host: 

  • If a school has agreed to host you for Observation, please share this letter with them - "Thank you from MNW"
  • If you are reaching out to a school to ask if they will host you, share this letter with them - "MNW letter of introduction"
  • If you need to provide your employer with information about taking time off of work to fulfill this requirement, share this letter with them - "MNW student on staff"
  • 如果學校已經同意讓你前去觀察,請你將這封信呈給學校 — Thank you from MNW
  • 如果你正和學校聯繫,詢問學校是否願意讓你前去觀察,請你將這封信呈給學校 —  MNW letter of introduction
  • 如果你必須要給你的僱主更多的資訊,以便讓你能夠請假去完成觀察時數,請將這封信呈給你的僱主 — MNW student on staff


Posted on September 7, 2018 .

Little updates in "Other" 其他

In "Other":

  • For Observation, I have re-shared the blank form for Collective Stage Lesson Planning 共同管理階段課程計劃). 
  • I have fixed the link for the collaborative Word document for tips for and from mnw students who are parents.


Posted on August 1, 2018 .

Per our Check In ...

"Resources" - This summer's discussion and review questions are now available here.

"Other" - A collaborative Word document is now present for you to collect tips for and from mnw students who are parents.

Posted on July 27, 2018 .

Better Binomial Cube template and more Sensorial

In 感官"Sensorial Album," more items are now available.  Please note that we have removed an older unclear template for the Binomial Cube  二項式立方體, and now have an updated version available.  Be sure that the template you are using has "July 2018" at the bottom in the footer.

Posted on July 17, 2018 .

Sensorial documents and something optional 可選 for the Collective Stage

In 感官 "Sensorial Album" there are now many documents available. 

In 理論手冊 "Theory Album"  I've shared the document you used today in class (Blank form for Collective Stage Lesson Planning 共同管理階段課程計劃).  可選 Optional , but you might consider adding this to your Bound Theory Text binder near the sample/completed form.

Posted on July 10, 2018 .

Snack / Lunch and a Daily Schedule

"Practical Life Album" 日常生活 -- The notes on snack and lunch 點心和午餐 are now available as a Word document in the Practical Life Album section.


"Resources" 資源 :

  • There is now a 資源 Daily Schedule for the end of July
  • In 'Writing Support,' I've shared a document that could be helpful for writing up presentations. 



Posted on July 6, 2018 .

Song Lyrics

Turns out that I had shared the documents on Google Drive, but didn't provide the links in the "Other" section here on this area of the website.  Enjoy the documents now in the "Other" section!

Posted on July 3, 2018 .

Analyzed Movement Glossary

In "Practical Life Album" 日常生活 you can download a word document to then edit and use as your Analyzed Movement Glossary for Care of the Environment 照顧環境的分解動作(詞彙表).  Michelle will discuss this today.

Posted on July 2, 2018 .

Lyrics & "How to Submit Written Work" & Art

其他 In "Other" - You now have access to two documents to enjoy if you like.  They do not live in any of your albums:

  • MNW Lyrics - a pdf
  • Our songs from the summer - a google doc you can edit (be sure not to remove it from the folder!)

資源 In the Resources section, "How to Submit Written Work" is now available 交作業的方式

日常生活 In "Practical Life", documents are available related to Art/Expression 表達

Posted on June 29, 2018 .


In Resources 資源:

  • A Daily Schedule 每日課程表 is available for the first couple weeks of July
  • The Weekly Assignment Schedule 作業繳交日程表 has been updated.  Please be very sure to refer to this updated version for your July and August work!

More Practical Life documents are on their way soon too.

Posted on June 26, 2018 .

Resources (handbooks!) and Practical Life

Thank you for emailing Corinne (promptly, directly, and with details) if you ever are having difficulty with the student area of the website.  

"Resources"資源 :

  • 學生手冊 English and Chinese full handbooks are now available. This is a very rich resource for you.  Please refer to it regularly throughout your experience as a student.
  • 第四場讀書會:《1946 倫敦演講集》  For Reading Seminar 4, Chinese translations are now available.


"Practical Life Album" 日常生活 :

  • The Introduction is now available in English and Chinese.   日常生活領域簡介
  • More documents will become available next week
Posted on June 21, 2018 .

Resources and 四個發展階段-圖表: The Bulb Chart (中文 Chinese )


  • the Weekly Assignment Schedule and Details has been updated to include details on how to submit your work.  Also, one assignment changed in late July/early August.  
  • Chinese second half of handbook reshared to no longer reference our last summer course.

"Theory" - 中文  Chinese version of  四個發展階段-圖表 Four Planes Charts now available.  We recommend you insert these into your Bound Theory Text.

Posted on June 18, 2018 .

Reporting technical issues and Language Album documents

I have reposted the Language Album documents and hope you will find them to be easily accessible.

If you ever have an issue with a document or with accessing a document, please immediately email me and let me know what the problem is that you are noticing.   I can then look into it and resolve it. 

Happy weekend!


Posted on June 15, 2018 .

How to submit work

Here's the text from the whiteboard outside of my office.  Next week, I will have a fully bilingual version of this available in "Resources."


Theory Album submissions (Monday):

  • English – place on tray/cart outside of Corinne’s office.  Your pages can be paper clipped or tucked into a single page protector or carefully placed in a folder. Do include your name on your work.
  • Chinese – email to corinne@montessori-orgPlease do not include your name on your work as these will be read anonymously by the bilingual course assistant.


For Reference Album submissions (Wednesdays):

  • English and Chinese work – place on cart outside of Corinne’s office.  Use a 1” binder, with your name on the spine. The assignment will be read like a book, with pages that turn (3 hole punched or in page protectors). Include full, original check sheet.
  • Chinese also email your work to email to corinne@montessori-org.  Please do not include your name on your work as these will be read anonymously by the bilingual course assistant.


Reading Seminars – place your responses to the discussion questions on tray/cart outside of Corinne’s office.  Do be sure to include your full name on your work.

Posted on June 15, 2018 .