2015 MACTE Symposium
December 4-6th, 2015
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Alexandria, VA
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2015
Opening Reception and Registration
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2015
Anxiety, disillusionment and depression emerge, sometimes with devastating outcomes, as conflicts between school expectations and students’ abilities persist. Unprecedented insights from human brain research now reveal that environment not only affects adolescent identity, but shapes the brain itself. For all our students, “striking the balance” has crucial lifelong implications.
10:15 – 10:30 a.m Break
This presentation will offer an overview of learning differences, intellectual challenges and autism, explain the ways in which Montessori education is beneficial to children who fall into these categories and provide a range of related strategies for applying Montessori. Montessori teachers need additional training in special needs to feel confident in working with these children.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015
- The Impact of MACTE Accreditation Internationally
- Teach Montessori
- Working With the States – What Matters…and What is Frustrating
- Running a Montessori School with Children with Extreme Special Needs
- Questions for MPPI