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Janet Shiller

Janet Shiller

June 2019

IT – Montessori Philosophy & Pedagogy

June 14 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 17, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on June 18, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on June 19, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on June 20, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on June 21, 2019 at 8:30 am

Summit Questa Campus, 5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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IT -101: Philosophy & Pedagogy

Theory of Montessori Method including history, sensitive periods, role of the teacher and role of the child, prepared environment, and process of normalization. Also includes discussion of developmental theories of other major theorists; Absorbent mind, logical/mathematical mind, spiritual & moral development; and how the above relate to child, materials, teacher, and environment.

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IT – Toddler Environmental Design

June 24 @ 8:30 am - June 26 @ 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until June 24, 2019

Summit Questa Campus, 5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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IT 102: Environmental Design

This course introduces the student to philosophy and rationale of environmental design of infant and toddler classrooms. Movement curriculum, selection and placement of materials, primary care giving, on demand schedules in home or care environment.

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IT – Language

June 27 @ 8:30 am - June 28 @ 4:30 pm
Summit Questa Campus, 5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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IT108 - Montessori Infant & Toddler Language

Philosophy & rational, receptive & expressive language experience, visual & auditory perceptual experiences, vocabulary development & enrichment, basic materials: sandpaper letters, moveable alphabet & metal insets, reading, penmanship, writing & function of words. Demonstration of materials, lecture & practice.

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July 2019

IT – Aid to Independence

July 1 @ 8:30 am - July 2 @ 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until July 1, 2019

Summit Questa Campus, 5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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IT109 - Aid to Independence

Introduces learning materials and activities that foster independence in the Montessori Infant & Toddler classroom and life. Ground rules & courtesy, control of movement, care of person, care of environment, food & nutrition. Demonstration of materials, lecture & practice.

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IT – Program Leadership

July 3 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until July 3, 2019

Summit Questa Campus, 5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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IT105 - Montessori Infant & Toddler Classroom Leadership

The goal of this course is to teach effective interventions that promote a peaceful and encouraging classroom atmosphere. Preparation of the environment, scheduling & curriculum planning, lesson strategies, evaluation of children & techniques for discipline, communication & problem solving, scheduling for the staff, an introduction to administrative issues, including financial, budgetary fee factors, funding and proposal writing, personnel matters, legislation, and standards; identification of criteria for defining Montessori childcare; historical foundations rooted in Montessori; human needs and requirements (children, families,…

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September 2019

IT – Infant Environmental Design

September 14 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until September 15, 2019

Bridges Campus, 51 SE Central Pkwy
Stuart,FL34944United States
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IT 102: Environmental Design

This course introduces the student to philosophy and rationale of environmental design of infant and toddler classrooms. Movement curriculum, selection and placement of materials, primary care giving, on demand schedules in home or care environment.

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October 2019

IT – Child/Family/Community

October 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on October 6, 2019 at 8:30 am

Summit Questa Campus, 5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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IT106 - Child/Family/Community

Parent and Community Involvement and Development, understanding the psychology of parenthood, translating to the home (child‐rearing practices), locating resources (community, professional) and teacher‐parent conferencing (dialogue skills.)

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November 2019

IT – Material Making

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Bridges Campus, 51 SE Central Pkwy
Stuart,FL34944United States
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IT116 - Materials Making

This course is the hands on application of Montessori principles in materials making. Emphasis is placed on order, perfection and beauty. Students will create an authentic work for their future environment.

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December 2019

IT – Health, Healing, Safety & Peace

December 7 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Summit Questa Campus, 5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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IT-107-Health-Healing-Safety

This course will cover the State Requirements for Health and Safety, Common Childhood Illnesses, Ages and Stages Assessment Tool, Classroom Protocols for Health and Safety and an Integrative Approach to Healing.

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February 2020

IT – Gardening & Program Leadership

February 8, 2020 @ 8:30 am - February 9, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until February 9, 2020

Summit Questa Campus, 5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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IT114 - Gardening & Outdoor Environment

This course emphasizes the importance of the extension of the Montessori environment to the outdoors for gross motor, heavy lifting, continued care of environment through water and other work, sensory stimulation, development of biophilia and multiple intelligences.

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March 2020

IT – Music, Art, Massage & Aromatherapy

March 7, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bridges Campus, 51 SE Central Pkwy
Stuart,FL34944United States
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IT113 - Infant Massage, Aromatherapy

Music This course covers the rationale for music in the curriculum; rhythmic, vocal, and instrumental skills; and music appreciation and history. It also covers Montessori’s rationale Art This course will introduce the student to developmentally appropriate art practices with Infant and Toddler children. They will discuss Philosophy & rationale, basic skills, multi- dimensional work, and art appreciation. Students will take a hands-on approach to art. Massage & Aromatherapy This course introduces the students to the beneficial aspects of healing touch,…

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May 2020

IT – Observation

May 2, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on May 2, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on May 3, 2020 at 8:30 am

Summit Questa Campus, 5451 Davie Rd
Davie,FL33314United States
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IT110 - Montessori Infant & Toddler Observation

This course introduces the student to the critical nature of observation regarding sensitive periods in the Montessori Infant & Toddler classroom and to basic methods of observation. This course interprets the philosophy of Dr. Montessori regarding peace education and develops practical and concrete applications and materials for the Infant & Toddler program. It includes specific methods derived from Dr. Becky Bailey’s Conscious Discipline program.

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