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CREATING A LEARNING COMMUNITY (23:40) 
Capturing ordinary days in Montessori environments…Montessori focuses on meeting children’s needs. 


A Professional Resource

MONTESSORI GUIDE is a resource tool for practitioners to demonstrate what quality Montessori looks like and needs to take into consideration in order to be implemented. 

  • Montessori theory is straightforward. It is deeply rooted in neuroscience and the natural unfolding of human development. Montessori practice, on the other hand, can be complex.
  • Capturing authentic Montessori practice on film for professional development purposes means showing the work of children in their prepared environments. We decided to seek the child who emerges under the conditions described by Dr. Montessori in her writings.
  • Our creative team traveled coast-to-coast across the United States, capturing ordinary days in Montessori environments on video to show a diversity of real classrooms with real situations. Filming took place in a variety of communities: urban, rural and suburban programs; public and private sector settings; at corporate child care centers and in home based care.
  • Topics of concern in daily practice are emphasized.

 Join us as we begin delving deeper into our craft!


Keynote speaker Alice Waters

Slow Food Values in a Fast Food World

How the values of our fast-food world—efficiency, availability, and cheapness—have influenced our society. Are Slow Food values the antidote to our current culture of convenience? Alice will discuss the principles of Slow Food—sustainability, seasonality, and community—in creating a “delicious revolution.”

**Alice Waters will sign copies of her new book, Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook, following the Keynote Address. ** 

Online registration has closed for the February 16th-19th, 2018 AMI/USA Refresher Course & Workshops in Phoenix, Arizona.  Walk In Registration Only.


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