volume 22 number 4
How today’s media-rich environments can be detrimental to children’s development.
An overview of the creation and thinking behind the new AMS logo.
Thoughts on strategic planning for AMS.
The importance of continuing professional development for teachers.
School anniversaries, AMS scholarship and award recipients, upcoming deadlines, and other information of interest to AMS members.
Feedback on Montessori Life articles from readers.
Examining life in a Montessori classroom, with special focus on spontaneous episodes of imaginary play.
The difficulties involved in bringing Montessori into the public school arena, and advice from those who have done it.
A primer on how to read, understand, and implement educational research into one's own teaching and practice.
A discussion of early intervention models in Montessori education and how they can strengthen the community of practice.
How the mindfulness we bring to our daily interactions can set the tone for our schools and organizations.
The Nature Connection: An Outdoor Workbook for Kids, Families, and Classrooms by Clare Walker Leslie
Montessori Comes to America: The Leadership of Maria Montessori and Nancy McCormick Rambusch by Phyllis Povell
Brief factoids related to Montessori, children, and education.
Upcoming American Montessori Society events.
Funny and poignant anecdotes about children's speech and behavior.