Planking, juggling and a clear message reached an appreciative crowd as Trevor Eissler gave the keynote speech at The Montessori Fair in Lexington on February 23.
Providence was 1 of 14 area schools participating in this event, which introduced the Montessori method of education to interested families and children.
Thanks again to Upsorn Hutchens for these great photos! To see the entire album, click here.
Save the date! Area Montessori schools are joining forces to present Lexington’s first Montessori Fair, which will take place Thursday evening, February 23 at Calvary Baptist Church, 150 E. High Street in Lexington.
Participating in the event are 14 different schools from Central Kentucky, serving students from Toddler programs all the way through High School. Area parents can learn about the Montessori Method, and discover more about the options they have when choosing the educational paths for their children.
Trevor Eissler, noted Montessori advocate, speaker, and author of “Montessori Madness: A Parent to Parent Argument for Montessori Education,” will be the keynote speaker.
Click below for more info:
February 2012 – Montessori Fair Ad
Montessori advocate Trevor Eissler is scheduled to enlighten the Montessorians in the Bluegrass this coming February. Until then, enjoy his latest book here:
Experts chime in about the best ways to fix the K-12 education problems in our country. Montessori is mentioned more than once — read all about it here.
Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert, enlightens us with this video. Maria Montessori would call his theories, “Teaching to the child.”
To hear more from Sir Ken (and experience his delightful sense of humor), click here.
Are you curious about table washing, bead transfer and pouring activities for our young Montessori students? Would you like to learn more about how Practical Life lessons evolve into the Elementary years?
Join us at the Parent Education Night Thursday, October 20, and learn more about the important role our Practical Life curriculum plays in Montessori Education. One of the components most appreciated by parents, Grace and Courtesy, will also be discussed, as it is an integral part of the Practical Life curriculum from the Toddler program through the Upper Elementary.
(Click here to read an excellent post on the foundations of Grace and Courtesy at MariaMontessori.com.)
Join us at 7:00 for an informative and inspiring evening!
Contact Joellen at Joellenkuhn@gmail.com for any childcare needs.