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Kathy’s Insights

Insights on the Montessori method and Early Childhood Education from Dr. Kathy Roemer

Kathy’s Insights

Ceramics or Plastics – what do you use?

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Twin Parks Montessori Schools use real glass or ceramics table ware whenever possible.  We introduce an open glass to our infants as soon as they are ready to hold on.  A picture of one of our students was featured in an article in DNAinfo New York.

 

Central Park Montessori Student prepares for lunch using real table ware.

Central Park Montessori Student prepares for lunch using real table ware.

Most parents are using glass and ceramics to prevent harmful chemicals from plastics which could potentially leach into foods.  We want to allow children to have responsibility for authentic experiences with with hands and minds.  What do you use?

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Keeping Children Safe in Times that Don’t Feel Safe

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In early childhood children depend on adults for their physical, social,
sexual and emotional safety. The lessons children begin to learn from their parents, in school, and from their own observations and experiences help them develop behaviors, feelings and attitudes, both about themselves and their environment, that builds their good judgment. It is this good judgment that helps to keep them safe as they get older. Let’s come together to discuss the thinking, trends and behaviors that keep children safe and build resiliency.
On April 29th Twin Parks Montessori School hosted a presentation by Fern Fisher, MA. MS, LCSW.  Fern is a social worker specializing in early childhood mental health.
Please listen to the audio recording of Fern Fisher’s presentation.

 

Keeping Children Safe – Fern Fisher from Twin Parks on Vimeo.

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