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Saturday, March 24 • 8:00am - 9:15am
Do They Have Something We Don’t? Analyzing Supplemental Math Programs

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What draws Montessori parents to supplemental math and tutoring organizations? This workshop will examine the approaches of these programs and offer Montessori ways to elicit Russian-style problem solving, Singapore-like deep conceptual learning, and Kumon’s focus on automaticity. You’ll also discover strategies to describe and document Montessori Math to instill confidence so that parents don’t feel tempted by supplementary programs.

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Seth Johnson

Upper Elementary Teacher, Lexington Montessori School
Seth Johnson, MS, is an Upper Elementary teacher at Lexington Montessori School and serves on the faculty of Montessori Elementary Teacher Training Collaborative (METTC) , both in Lexington, MA.. AMS-credentialed (Elementary I–II).
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Biff Maier

Director of Faculty and Curriculum Development, Lexington Montessori School
Biff Maier, MEd, is director of faculty and curriculum development at Lexington Montessori School and co-director of the Montessori Elementary Teacher Training Collaborative, both in Lexington, MA. He is former chair of the Teachers Section of the AMS Board of Directors. AMS-credentialed... Read More →

Saturday March 24, 2018 8:00am - 9:15am MDT
Governor's Square 17 Plaza Concourse Level