In this conversation I speak to Jennifer Wells, Montessori Guide and Positive Discipline expert.
Show Overview 3:30 – From Marketing to Montessori 11:00 – What is the Guide’s Place in a Child’s Development? 16:45 – Compassion Tip – Curiosity Questions 17:45 – Modeling Behavior 22:00 – Language Wildfires! 24:30 – Parent Teacher Partnerships 31:40 – Watching Compassion Grow in Children 38:25 – What is Positive Discipline? 44:25 – The “I” Message 49:00 – Tools for Children to Express Their Feelings 58:00 – Montessori in the Wild 63:00 – Biggest Montessori Misconceptions 67:00 – Who is Your Future Child? 80:00 – Rise of the Machines 95:30 – #1 Classroom Management Tip
In this conversation Kristin and I talk about how she went from intern at CNN to Montessori Primary guide. Kristin discusses the contrast between the current American education system and the Montessori Method.
Show Overview Kristin’s Pre-Montessori Career Kristin’s Introduction to Montessori Montessori Guide Training The Importance of Exactitude in Presenting to Children Montessori Education vs Mainstream Education/How Children Learn Montessori and Language Keeping Track of a Child’s Progress When Parents Don’t Understand Montessori Kristin’s Montessori Experience as a Parent Montessori Materials – From Physical to Abstract How Technology Impacts Children