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Secondary

All of the Secondary webinars on this page are available on-demand. Rentals are for 30 days. We also offer live webinars; you can view them here.

Breaking the Cycle - Uncovering the Roots of Misbehavior

Join us as we understand and learn to respond to children with chronic behavioral challenges in a manner that is both proactive and consistent with the Montessori approach for respect in the classroom.

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    Building Support Systems for Students with Special Needs

    This webinar will look at 2 systems of proven efficacy in supporting students with special needs: Response to Intervention—a systemic, multi-tiered, individualized approach—and student support teams.

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      Building the Self: A Toolkit for Self-Regulation

      Our presenter will outline methods for preparing an environment for self-regulation, including tools for planning, goal setting, time management and behavior management. He will also describe community norms in which children co-create and collaboratively maintain the rules.

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        Building the Self: Self-Regulation, the Successor to Normalization

        Biff Maier presents recent research in self-regulation and its compatibility with Montessori’s vision of the normalized child.

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          Children's 'Misbehavior'—and How to Respond Effectively

          Learn to recognize common goals of misbehavior and explore non-punitive techniques for redirecting that behavior.

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            Connections Matter: Skills for Creating, Strengthening, & Maintaining Meaningful Interpersonal Connections

            Learn techniques to help you and your students initiate, maintain, and strengthen connections in all areas of your lives.

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              Creating Community: Differentiation in Secondary Montessori Classrooms

              In this webinar, we will describe methods useful for enabling an interdisciplinary, thematic, and collaborative approach to Secondary subjects in which students are not grouped by abilities or age.

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                Difficult Behaviors, Creative Solutions

                Do you feel trapped by episodes of unwanted classroom behavior that repeat day after day?  Learn 3 simple Montessori-friendly steps that can be applied to any classroom management problem so that you can inspire the behavior you want from a diverse group of students.

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                  Healthy Classrooms

                  This webinar will introduce participants to the Healthy Classroom Checklist− addressing social interactions, work choices, independence, and classroom management techniques.

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                    Internalizing the Hierarchy of Numbers

                    This webinar will not only reacquaint attendees with important introductory lessons on the hierarchy, but will also explore new ways to use traditional Montessori materials that are already in the classroom, as well as new materials that focus on hierarchy in engaging and unique ways.

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                      Language Development, Neuroscience, & Montessori

                      Learn how to use the teachings of neuroscience to bring language alive, inspire children to choose language work in our Montessori classrooms and how to guide children to independent language expression and creativity.

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                        Montessori & ADD/ADHD

                        This webinar will present an examination of the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of attention deficit disorder in children from early childhood to adolescence, with a focus on children in the learning and social environments.

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                          Montessori & Autism

                          This webinar will introduce teachers and parents to ways of effectively working with children on the autism spectrum by blending the Montessori approach with ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis). 

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                            Montessori & STEM

                            Learn how to create an integrated lesson sequence using science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—the “STEM” fields. 

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                              Montessori Teacher Development: Nurturing the Seeds of Transformation

                              When we nurture and nourish the seeds of transformation, we can truly blossom. During this webinar, we will use the imagery of a seed to identify what is needed to break through the protective coat of our current Montessori practices.

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                                No More Mean Girls: Creating Positive Girl Behavior

                                Certified parent educator Yvonne Nass will address these so-called “mean girls” and explore causes, typical behaviors, and impact on a group, and she will provide helpful strategies for balancing out these behaviors in a positive manner.

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                                  Perspectives in the New Literacy: Coding, Programming, and Problem-Solving

                                  Our students are part of the continually evolving digital world and have an opportunity to engage critically and purposefully with technology. The presentation will share different ways to introduce programming, and coding concepts to complement and support the Montessori curriculum.

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                                    Socratic Discourse: Preparing the Environment for Thinking, Listening, & Speaking

                                    In this refresher course for trained Montessori Secondary teachers who are familiar with conducting structured discussions with their students, you will be invited to examine key components needed for conducting successful Socratic discussions* with adolescents. After a review of relevant background information, the focus will turn to preparatory lessons, choosing appropriate texts, and writing and clustering questions as the “prepared environment” for discussion.

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                                      Technology for the Digital Immigrant

                                      This webinar will focus on cross-platform computer programs that can be used to improve school administration and classroom management.

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                                        Using Cosmic Education to Teach Peace & Social Justice

                                        By emphasizing our common origins with other humans, other living species, and with Earth and the universe itself, the Montessori Cosmic Education curriculum calls upon each person to help make the world more peaceful, socially just, and respectful of nature. This workshop will explore practical ways to make this understanding a part of the classroom.

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