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Elementary Writing Certificate Program

The AMS Elementary Writing Certificate Program is designed to shift teaching writing in a way that promotes collaboration and curiosity in the learning environment while significantly increasing students’ interest in writing.

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The AMS Reading Certificate Program is designed for Montessori teachers who are interested in integrating the most recent research-based strategies into their reading education.

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AMS Learning Live - Understanding the Social and Emotional Impact of ADHD and Executive Function Skill Development on Learning, Motivation, and Behavior
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In Memoriam: Virginia H. Hennes

Virginia H. Hennes, former chair of the AMS Review Committee and co-founder of the Montessori Education Center of the Rockies, passed away on April 12, 2024, at the age of 91. She is fondly remembered for her rich life and her incredible influence on the growth of Montessori education.

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Being Unafraid

Embrace fluidity and bravery: Jessica Honer reflects on queerness and the power of being unafraid.

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A California Travelogue: Maria Montessori Visits the Golden State (Montessori Life: Summer 2024)

Written by Joel Parham, this pictorial essay offers visuals and an itinerary of Maria Montessori’s visit to California between April and December 1915 with her son, Mario.

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