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Saturday, March 24 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Mind the Gap!

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Have you observed a gap between children’s use of materials and true conceptual abstraction? Do some of your students struggle to transfer knowledge between materials or show “here today, gone tomorrow” mastery? Learn how to apply principles of neuroscience to traditional Montessori lessons to mindfully close the gap, resulting in deeper, more resilient comprehension. You will see specific examples in Math, Language, and Cultural studies and learn how to keep children at the leading edge of their learning curve.

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Betsy Lockhart

Elementary Coordinator Emeritus and Instructor, Montessori Education Center of the Rockies
Betsy Lockhart is Elementary coordinator emeritus and an instructor at the Montessori Education Center of the Rockies, in Boulder, CO. AMS-credentialed (Elementary I–II).
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Diana Visser

Lead Teacher, Montessori Peaks Academy
Diana Visser, MEd, is an Upper Elementary lead teacher at Montessori Peaks Academy Charter School, in Littleton, CO. AMS-credentialed (Elementary I–II).

Saturday March 24, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm MDT
Plaza E Plaza Concourse Level