Advanced Assistants’ Overview

This workshop is in response to school administrators’ and classroom teachers’ requests to provide for their experienced assistants a higher level of training, inspiration and involvement. It has proven valuable for individuals and assistants with insight and experience beyond an initial level. The Advanced Assistants’ Overview session will include:

  • Montessori Philosophy and the Adult’s Role within the Classroom
  • Classroom Observation and commonly used Record Keeping Techniques
  • Recognizing Children’s Developmental Levels and how to meet their Interest with Montessori Materials
  • The Practical Life Curriculum – Material Presentations and Highlights of the Philosophy of Practical Life Activities
  • The Sensorial Curriculum – Presentations to include the use of Memory Games, Language Lessons, the Geometric Cabinet & Cards, Binomial & Trinomial Cubes and more
  • The Math Curriculum – Presentations to include: Linear Counting Materials and the Golden Bead Decimal System
  • Cultural Studies specific to the Geography and Science Curricula. Presentations to include: the Montessori Globes and Puzzle Maps, along with discussions around Geography Pictures and how to bring Nature into the classroom.


Workshop Title:

Advanced Assistants’ Overview


Thursday thru Saturday; August 25 – 27, 2022

Class Hours:

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Synchronous Virtual Delivery


Natasha McKenzie