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PROGRAM

21 NOVEMBER

21 November 2020

Keynote:

We are all together in the main Zoom room for this session.

15:30 - 16:00

Technical check-in

16:00 - 16:30

Opening word and keynote perspective

David Christian, Carla Foster and Nina Johansen - Keynotes

16:30 - 17:00

Framing of the keynote and start of the day

Sue Pritzker - Host of the Day

17:00 - 17:30

Break with fun activity

Relax, have fun and talk with your colleagues. 

Series of workshops:

You will join one workshop from each workshop series to participate in live. (All workshops will be recorded and available for later viewing.)

17:30 - 19:00

1st SERIES OF WORKSHOPS:

1

Nature via Nurture: Scientific Foundations of Montessori Pedagogy

Elina Rautasalo, Steven J. Hughes, Jorge Beira

2

Tuning Our Montessori Instruments for Optimal Development

Jacqui Miller and Rachel Kimboko

3

Adolescent Work: Past, Present and Future

Jenny Hoglund, John McNamara, Lesley Ann Patrick and Karl Bruun

4

Preparing Montessori Schools for Children with Learning Difficulties as Dyslexia

Joyce Pickering and Gulzar Babool

5

Learning to Emotion Coach

Kathy Minardi

6

How to Do Montessori in Corona Times?

Madlena Ulrich

7

Keeping Families Afloat: Social-emotional Tools to Anchor and Connect with Distance Learners

MereAnn Reid

8

It’s Not About Me

Peter Davidson

9

Every Day is a New Day for Jordan

Sue Prizker

10

Maintaining a 3-6 Community While Wearing Face Masks

Venus Zaron

19:30 - 20:30

2nd SERIES OF WORKSHOPS:

1

How the Adolescent’s Idealism, Sensitivity,
and Capacity Can Create a Better World

Judith Cunningham and Gabriel Forestieri

2

How to Inspire the Virtuous Child

Kimberley Anne Kilgore

3

Online and Flipped Classroom Principles in Montessori Elementary and Adolescent Settings

Lucie Urbančíková

4

Teacher Transformation Through an Anti-Bias, Anti-
Racism Lens

Luz Casquejo Johnston

5

The Prepared Environment for Equity: Identity Interruption and Illumination Interactive Format

Maati Wafford

6

Hearing Each Child in the Classroom and Meeting Everybody’s Needs Equally

Marša Jovič

7

The Spiritual Preparation of the Teacher: The Role of School Leaders in Guiding Faculty Toward the “Moral Alertness” Dr. Montessori Envisioned

Mary Lou Cobb

8

Acclimatization: Helping Children Transition Securely into their New Environment

Punum Bhatia

9

Implementation of Architectural Design in a Montessori Environment: Past, Present, and Future

Ronny Piotraut

10

Montessori in the Community: A UN Human Rights Approach

Wraychel Horne

Closing:

20:30 - 21:00

All conference participants come back to the main Zoom room for the Closing.