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Practical Life as the Foundation: Uniting Theory, Pedagogy and Practical Application
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
CEUs: 7 contact hours, 0.7 CEUs
Presenter: Teresa Ripple
Description: This course will focus on why practical life is the foundation of Montessori education. In small groups, large groups and interactive presentations we will explore the theory that practical life is based on, how practical life fits in the methodology and practice of Montessori, ideas and demonstration of practical life presentations and hands-on construction of practical life exercises.
Audience: parents, classroom assistants, aides, guides
Level: Early childhood, applicable to elementary as well. Particularly helpful as a refresher or for those new to Montessori.