Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions

Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
This self-paced course is designed for Montessori assistants, volunteers, substitutes and support staff, plus it makes a reinvigorating refresher for an experienced certified teacher. Combining our extremely popular Classroom Leadership course with our new Early Childhood Overview course, the combined 10 modules include: An introduction to Montessori philosophy and key concepts Qualities of the Prepared Environment How to start the school year Positive discipline Classroom roles An introduction to each Early Childhood curriculum area (Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Math, Cultural and Science) with video lectures about the purpose of the area, best practices, and many lesson videos Course content includes: an introduction to Montessori key philosophical concepts, classroom roles and working in partnership with co-workers, designing and maintaining the prepared environment, establishing daily routines, lesson strategies, as well as techniques for positive discipline and problem solving in implementing effective classroom strategies. This course primarily focuses on 3-6 classrooms, but many of the topics relate to all age groups.   Those who complete the entire 10 modules and Study Guide will be awarded 3.5 CEUs courtesy of Lander University.
Price: $35/month
Subscribers receive:
  • History of the Montessori movement
  • Classroom Management documents
  • Curriculum area albums
Topics include:
  • Montessori history and philosophy
  • Classroom management
  • Curriculum areas: Practical Life, Sensorial, Mathematics, Language and Cosmic
Notes:
Accurately completing the Study Guide associated with this subscription will award 3.5 Continuing Education Units.
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
In this subscription, participants enjoy some of the most in demand Early Childhood Library content. For a limited time, those with the requested promotional code may receive this subscription at no cost for 30 days.
Price: $10/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Full color Albums
  • Handbooks to curriculum areas and theory topics
  • Videos of lessons
Topics include:
  • Montessori philosophy
  • Environmental design
  • Preparation of the Adult
  • Classroom Management
  • Rationale and practical tools for each curriculum area
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
In this free subscription, teachers of various levels can use this content to be inspired to engage their own students during distance learning or in the classroom.   Resources include stories, circle times and movement activities.
Price: $0/ month
Subscribers receive:
  • Free video resources
Topics include:
  • Movement videos
  • Acclaimed literature read aloud
  • Circle Times with various activities and songs
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Presented by Ann Epstein. Resources include Child Development Resource Album. Subscribers will gain an understanding of the principles of motor, brain, physical, cognitive, social, emotional and language development; children's learning styles, contemporary issues in child development, temperament, the value of play, family systems, gender issues and more.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • 135 pages of written content including the Child Development resource album
  • 7.5 hours of video content
Topics include:
  • Comprehensive development of the child
  • Special needs, family systems and gender issues
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Presented by Lorna McGrath. Subscribers receive Classroom Leadership Resource Album and Parent Relationship Workbook. Learners will gain an understanding of best practices in classroom design, record keeping, curriculum and lesson planning; parent-teacher conferences, facilitating effective transitions, and creating alignment between teaching partners; creating ground rules in the classroom, partnering with parents, progress reports, and administrative topics.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • 150 pages of written content including:
  • Classroom Leadership resource album
  • Parent Relationship workbook
  • Over 11 hours of video content
Topics include:
  • Classroom Design
  • and Record Keeping
  • Working with Staff and Parents
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
A thorough exploration of language arts curriculum, as presented by Cathie Perolman. Resources include the Language Album, word and reading lists. Topics include language philosophy, oral language development, phonemic awareness and material making; systems of organization in the classroom or home, pre-reading, how to stimulate language development, concept development and teaching writing; theories of cursive writing, creative expression and the transition into reading, as well as advanced work for readers and writers.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • 186 pages of written content, including:
  • Language Album
  • Word and Reading lists
  • Samples of sound books, handwriting charts and games
  • Over 19 hours of video content
Topics include:
  • Language Philosophy
  • Scope and Sequence of Language Materials
  • Extensions and Advanced Work
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Presented by Kitty Bravo. Mathematics subscribers receive the Math Album, numeral writing paper, command cards, recording paper and recording booklets for various works. Topics include thorough demonstrations and extensions of materials that span the mathematics curriculum; numeration, sensitive periods for math, golden beads and decimal work, operations, fractions and plenty of extensions.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • 226 pages of written materials, including:
  • Mathematics Album
  • Numeral writing paper
  • Command Cards
  • Recording paper and Recording booklets
  • 22 hours of video content
Topics include:
  • Scope and sequence of math curriculum with extensions
  • Philosophy of mathematics for children
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Presented by Frank Leto. Subscribers receive Frank Leto's song book and Montessori Bells Mini Album. Topics incude how children learn music, how to foster rhythm skills; teaching the Montessori Bells, reading and playing music, making and using rhythm instruments and music appreciation through various styles, cultures and composers.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Frank Leto's Song Book
  • Montessori Bells mini album
Topics include:
  • Reading and playing music
  • Making and using rhythm instruments
  • Music appreciation for children
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Presented by Dr. Paul Epstein, Ph.D. Subscribers receive Chapter 1 of An Observer's Notebook by Dr. Epstein and the Observation Resource Album. Topics include methods of observation, Montessori's research program, methods of record keeping, ethnography and preparation of the teacher as an observer. It is suggested that this subscription be accompanied by The Observer's Notebook by Dr. Paul Epstein, PhD. This title can be purchased at the Montessori Foundation at 1-800-632-4121.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Over 175 pages of written content, including:
  • Chapter 1 of An Observer's Notebook by Paul Epstein
  • Observation resource albums
  • Over 4 hours of video content
Topics include:
  • Methods of observation and record keping
  • Preparation of the teacher
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Presented by Jonathan Wolff. Subscribers receive the Peace Education Resource Guide, Spiritual Preparation Reflection Workbook by Jonathan Wolffe, Peace Activities Workbooks, Crucial Conversations Workbook and other useful articles. Topics include an exploration of the spiritual preparation of the teacher, creating peaceful comunities within schools and designing the prepared environment to promote peace; activities to teach children to be peaceful, grace and courtesy, the importance and usage of music, color, feng shui; useful songs to promote peace in the classroom, the interpersonal aspect of peace and building relationships with parents.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • 79 pages of written content, including:
  • Peace Education resource guide
  • Spiritual Preparation reflection workbook by Jonathan Wolff
  • Peace activity workbook
  • Crucial Conversations workbook
  • 9.5 hours of video content
Topics include:
  • Spiritual Preparation of the Teacher
  • Designing peaceful prepared environments
  • Positive relationships within the school
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Presented by Tim Seldin and Kitty Bravo. Subscribers receive access to The Montessori Way by Tim Seldin and Paul Epstein. Topics include the guiding principles of Montessori, Montessori's developmental theories, sensitive periods and influences on human development; the four planes of development, heredity versus environment, how to follow the child and much more.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • 340 pages of written content, including The Montessori Way by Tim Seldin
  • 22 hours of video content
Topics include:
  • Study of Sensitive Periods
  • Theories of Child Development
  • How to follow the child
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Presented by Holli Andrews and Mari Lindsay. Subscribers receive the Physical Education and Motor Development Album and will gain an awareness of the importance of supporting motor development though a variety of physical activities. Learners will understand components of a physical education program for young children that can easily be incorporated into the daily activities of the Montessori Early Childhood environment.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Physical Education and Motor Development album
Topics include:
  • Scope and sequence of a physical education program
  • Supporting motor development
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Presented by Jonathan Wolff. Subscribers receive the Practical Life Album. Topics include a survey of the child's needs which includes movement, multi-sensory learning, concentration and real life experiences. Learners also gain and understanding of preparing the Practical Life area, designing and presenting the Practical Life area and its materials and lessons; grace and courtesy lessons and much more.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • 168 pages of written content, including the Practical Life album
  • Over 9 hours of video content
Topics include:
  • Survey of the child's needs
  • Designing and presenting Practical Life lessons
  • Grace and Courtesy rationale and lessons
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Presenters include Kathy Leitch and Patti Rivera. Subscribers receive The World in the Palm of her Hand, the Physical Science Resource Album, the Biology Album and the Nature Album. Learners will gain an introduction to Montessori’s Cosmic Curriculum as presented at the Early Childhood level. It will prepare the subscriber to organize and present the foundational levels of this curriculum including history, geography, life and physical science areas through a holistic and integrated view.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • The World in the Palm of her Hand by Tim Seldin
  • Physical Science album
  • Biology album
  • Nature album
Topics include:
  • Scope and sequence of Cosmic curriculum
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Presented by Kitty Bravo and Mary Colarullo. Subscribers receive the Sensorial Album. This package provides a survey of the education of the senses at the Early Childhood level. Topics include developing concentration, coordination, order and independence; qualities of the Sensorial materials, the child's sensitive periods for this area; how, why and when to present Sensorila materials; the sequence of the Sensorial materials; lessons and extensions of classic Sensorial materials; how to hand-make extensions and much more.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • 128 pages of written content including the Sensorial album
  • Over 13 hours of video content
Topics include:
  • Developing coordination, concentration, order and independence
  • Scope and sequence of Sensorial curriculum
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Presented by Cathie Perolman. Subscribers receive the Practical Special Needs Handbook. Learners will explore issues in special education including behavioral, academic, developmental, speech-language and children with multiple concerns, and will gain practical ideas for how Montessori educators can most effectively work with the family, school leadership, and outside specialists to support children with special needs in Montessori programs. Topics include: characteristics of children with learning disabilities and types of needs, school policies to address issues of children with special needs, communicating with parents, adapting and accommodating for special needs and working in partnership with specialists.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • 52 pages of written content, including the Practical Special Needs Learners handbook
  • 4.75 hours of video content
Topics include:
  • Survey of behavioral, academic, developmental,and speech language issues
  • Working with the family, school and specialists to support students
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Presented by Cathie Perolman. Subscribers receive the Art Album and will learn how to design and prepare an art environment that that will promote creative expression and develop art appreciation. Through lectures and ideas for hands-on experience, learners will understand the value of art education and how to present art activities from a variety of media and styles as well as how to present art units that expose children to artists and styles of art including the classical masters and cultural art.
Price: $5/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Art album
Topics include:
  • Designing and preparing Art environment
  • Promoting creative expression and art appreciation
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Individual Subscriptions
Subscribers enjoy theory albums as well as the full scope and sequence of the curriculum areas for online viewing, download and printing. Albums are in full color.
Price: $10/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Peace Education Albums
  • Special Needs Album
  • Practical Life Album
  • Sensorial Album
  • Mathematics Album
  • Language Album
  • Cosmic Education: Physical Science, Biology, Gardening Albums
  • Physical Education Album
  • Art and Music: Visual Arts, Song Book, Bells Albums
Topics include:
  • Spiritual Preparation of the Teacher
  • Practices of Healthy Schools
  • Theory and Practice of the curriculum areas

These bundles and subscriptions are available in the Montessori Primary/Early Childhood curricula.

Primary (Early Childhood) Bundles

Primary (Early Childhood) Bundles
The Arts Package Bundle, presented by Cathie Perolman and Frank Leto, provides subscribers the Art Album, Frank Leto Song Book and Montessori Bells Mini Album. This bundle prepares subscribers to design and prepare and art environment as well as explore the role of music education in the Montessori classroom. Through lectures and hands-on experience, subscribers will learn how to present a variety of art media and styles, to create comprehensive art units as well as art theory. The music selections are for novices and experienced musicians alike. Subscribers will get step-by-step instruction on the Montessori Bells material, learn how to prepare a music and rhythm curriculum, and encourage children's natural love of music in the classroom.
Price: $8/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Frank Leto Song Book
  • Montessori Bells Mini Album
  • Art Album
Topics include:
  • Montessori Bells curriculum
  • How to prepare a music and rhythm curriculum
  • How to create comprehensive art units
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Bundles
Presenters include Tim Seldin, Patti Rivera, Kathy Leitch and Jonathan Wolff. Subscribers receive Biology Album, Gardening Album, Physical Science Album and Peace Education resources. This bundle is designed to give students an introduction to Montessori's Cosmic Curriculum and Peace Education in the Montessori environment. Topics include the study of geography, cultural studies and history, zoology and botany, as well as spiritual preparation of the teacher, creating peaceful communities, building relationships with parents and more.
Price: $8/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Biology Album
  • Gardening Album
  • Physical Science Album
  • Peace Education Resources
Topics include:
  • Geography and Cultural Studies
  • History, Zoology, Botany
  • Spiritual Preparation of the Teacher
Primary (Early Childhood) Bundles
Presenters include Jonathan Wolff, Kitty Bravo and Mary Colarullo. Subscribers receive the Practical Life Album and Sensorial Album. This bundle is designed to give subscribers a comprehensive survey of the foundational curriculum areas of the Early Childhood Montessori classroom. Topics include the preparation of the Practical Life area and materials, grace and courtesy, guidelines for presenting Practical Life and Sensorial lessons and philosophy of Practical Life best practices. The Sensorial unit includes the purpose of the Sensorial materials, the philosophy behind the Sensorial area, lessons in materials, extensions and much more.
Price: $8/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Practical Life Album
  • Sensorial Album
Topics include:
  • Practical Life Area preparation
  • Grace and Courtesy curriclum
  • Practical Life and Sensorial curriculae and extensions
Primary (Early Childhood) Bundles
Presented by Kitty Bravo and Cathie Perolman. Subscribers receive the Mathematics and Language Albums, recording papers and more. This bundle is designed to give subscribers an understanding of the scope and sequence of the Mathematics and Language curriculae. Math topics include numeration, linear counting, decimal operations, the passage to abstraction, fractions and plenty of extension work. Language includes oral language development, visual discrimination, concept development, material making and sequencing, teaching writing, cursive writing, creative expression, transition to reading, advanced skills, extensions and more.
Price: $8/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Mathematics Album
  • Language Album
  • Recording papers and other printable resources
Topics include:
  • Full Mathematics curriculum, plus extensions
  • Full Language curriculum, plus extensions
Notes:
"As an early childhood educator for the past twenty-five years, I have participated in many, many training workshops throughout my career. I recently came across The Montessori Library and it instantly became my favorite! The set up is excellent and the videos are a valuable resource for anyone working with children. I have learned so much and I am excited about how much more this site has to offer. If you have a passion for teaching the Montessori way, I highly recommend expanding your knowledge and experience through The Montessori Library." Donna A. Lehighton, Pennsylvania
Presenters include
Primary (Early Childhood) Bundles
Presenters include Paul Epstein, Lorna McGrath and Val Wise. Subscribers receive Paul Epstein's The Observer's Notebook and Classroom Leadership Album. This bundle is designed to give subscribers a foundational approach to the Montessori Early Childhood classroom. Philosophy topics include Maria Montessori's theories of development, the prepared environment, Montessori best practices, normalization, development of inner discipline, the role of the Montessori guide. Classroom Leadership includes the role of good environmental design, starting the school year, classroom roles between guide and assistant, working with parents, the Montessori approach to discipline and the role of the administrator. Observation topics include Montessori's observation theories and techniques, methods of observation and preparation of the teacher.
Price: $8/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Classroom Leadership Album
  • Child Development Resource Album
Topics include:
  • Full Philosophy curriculum
  • Environmental Design
  • Teachers' roles
Primary (Early Childhood) Bundles
Subscribers enjoy learning from each philosophical topic and curriculum area and may access each topic at their leisure. Learners will understand the purpose, sequence, presentation and extensions of the various materials and curriculum areas, as well as best practices for working with administrators, assistants, parents and challenging students; preparing for teaching and much more.
Price: $25/month
Subscribers receive:
  • Albums from each Theory topic and curriculum area
  • Associated articles and printable resources
Topics include:
  • Full scope and sequence of each curriculum area
  • In-depth discovery of each theory topic
 

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