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Teacher Training at The Barrie School, Silver Spring, MD

With elementary student teachers at The Barrie School
The Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies at The Barrie School was founded in 1980 and offers Montessori teacher education programs leading to certification for the infant through elementary levels. Fifteen student teachers participated in a workshop on storytelling and cosmic education. A new thing I've added to teacher trainings and school visits is singing . . . what  Read More 
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Teaching Element Formation Through Storytelling at Fraser-Woods Montessori School

Chemistry is so often taught in a way that is duller than dishwater when it's so easy to make it exciting . . . thrilling actually . . . when you teach chemistry through storytelling. Teaching inside the context of a story makes all the difference . . . through the drama of evolution we see how once there were no elements and  Read More 
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Telling the Universe Story at the Littleton Lyceum

Gave a program at the Littleton Lyceum in Littleton Massachusetts on a frigid snow threatening Friday. The Littleton Lyceum in the oldest continuously run Lyceum in the US and if you don't know what a Lyceum is -- as I didn't - the name comes from the garden where Aristotle held forth and educated  Read More 
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