May 2015 - Montessori

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Month: May 2015

Practical Life is one of the most controversial areas within the Montessori Curriculum. This is because people often question the educational benefits of Practical Life Activities, such as watering plants, sweeping, cleaning and folding. It’s not uncommon for people to ask why children need to learn to wash dishes and pack away, instead of simply leaving them to play. So why is Practical Life so important?

On Wednesday 20th May Montessori Academy hosted a Montessori training session focused on Sensorial Education at the North Parramatta campus.

Montessori Academy has completed construction of its newest childcare centre, located at 12 Waterloo Road, Macquarie Park. The centre is expected to open in early June 2015.

On Thursday 15 May Montessori Academy hosted a stall at the Auburn Careers Expo to provide local jobseekers with information and advice about careers in Early Childhood Education.

On Monday, 11 May Montessori Academy hosted a child development training session to explore the link between child development, the Montessori curriculum, and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Standards (NQS).

Meet Montessori Trainer Danielle, whose role is to ensure that every Montessori Academy Educator has the knowledge and skills they need to implement the principles of Montessori Education in our childcare centres.

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