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Inclusive Practices: The History of Montessori as a Pedagogical Model

Friday, March 23 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Presenter: Joyce S. Pickering

Target Audience: All

Explore inclusion in Montessori environments through a historical look at the influences on and development of Maria Montessori’s pedagogy and a comparison of the planes of development and sensitive periods for typical children and those with exceptionalities. This workshop will clarify special-education vocabulary, evaluation processes, current laws and policies, and sound strategies for collaboration between Montessori teachers and special-education professionals.

About the Presenter

Joyce S. Pickering

Joyce S. Pickering, HumD, is immediate past president of the AMS Board of Directors and the AMS 2013 Living Legacy. She is the executive director emerita of Shelton School & Evaluation Center, in Dallas, TX. AMS-credentialed (Early Childhood).

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