Registration for the CMS Conference is Open!

In the last couple of years, many of us have had moments of digging deep to give what we can to our students, our families, and our communities. Our work matters deeply to us, yet many of us struggled at some point to find joy, connection, and meaning in each day while attending to all…

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Submit a Conference Proposal

Thank you for considering submitting a proposal for the Cincinnati Montessori Society’s Annual Conference on March 4, 2023, at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. The keynote speaker is Katie Keller-Wood a well-known Montessori teacher, trainer, and national and international speaker. The deadline for submission of proposals is November 16, 2022.You will be notified via email…

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Math Strategies for Diverse Learners

Presented by: Cheryl Heatwole Shenk The goal of the Montessori math curriculum is to help children understand AND ENJOY math! Maria Montessori developed “materialized abstractions’ like the golden bead materials to help children visually and kinesthetically experience mathematical concepts. Modern brain research helps us further implement “materialized abstractions” in our math curriculum. We now know…

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A Complete Montessori Reading Program 1st – 3rd Grade

Presented by: Nancy Whitton My intent is to present a clear, easy, effective, engaging, complete phonics reading program using hands-on activities, selected workbook pages, readers, and contracts with a sight word component covering 1st through 3rd grades. My goal and my joy are to support teachers being effective teachers of reading. I would really love…

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Cooperative Care: Collaborating with Toddlers Towards Independence

Presented by: Jennifer Littrell- Hasseldenz An interactive presentation encouraging Montessori toddler teachers to provide a warm, inviting and loving homelike environment that children actively participate in to keep the household running smoothly. Young children love to imitate the work of adults and in caring for their house, gain much confidence through real acts of work…

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Sowing the Seeds of Learning and Engagement: Montessori UBD- Units of Study

Presented by: Vanessa Rigaud & Chavonne Taylor In the 21st century, knowledge is increasing exponentially, and neuroscience research is unlocking the keys to how we learn. Henceforth, the transmission of content and rote memorization can no longer be a priority of education. Understanding by Design provides a new way of exampling learning and engagement in…

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The Binomial Cube Seminar

Presented by: Melanie Brown & Katey Dodd The Binomial Cube is used in all grade levels, first starting out as being used as a puzzle then to being used for algebra. With this conference presentation, teachers would learn how to keep their students engaged in conversation about the Binomial Cube, the Pink Tower, the Decanomial…

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One Stitch At A Time The Importance of Sewing

Presented by: Rosemary Quaranta Sewing is an essential skill that develops eye-hand coordination as well as ensures that the hand and the brain are working together. It reinforces coordination, concentration, independence, and order. The children sew from simple techniques to complex techniques where you combine stitches, buttons, and other embellishments. Sewing is purposeful and meaningful…

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Is Montessori A Constructivist or Behaviorist Approach? And Why Does it Matter?

Presented by: Dr. Laura Saylor Montessori education is often considered a constructivist approach. This consideration has implications when considering the place of Montessori education within the wider educational landscape. How we identify ourselves has implications on educational policy and advocacy. This presentation will provide participants with

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Submit a Proposal! We want to hear from you!

Thank you for considering submitting a proposal for the Cincinnati Montessori Society’s Annual Conference on March 4, 2023, at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. The keynote speaker is Katie Keller-Wood a well-known Montessori teacher, trainer, and national and international speaker. The deadline for submission of proposals is November 16, 2022.You will be notified via email…

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