• The Mathematical Mind

    The Montessori math materials are some of the most inviting and beautiful works in the Montessori classroom.  When parents visit the classroom they often gravitate to the math shelves, wanting touch and learn how to use the materials. 

     

    Maria Montessori discovered that children understand the world, through all their senses.  Nowhere is this more evident than in the Montessori mathematics curriculum. As the child progresses from early childhood through the elementary years, the Montessori Math curriculum moves from the concrete, to increasingly abstract concepts of mathematics

     

    Come for a hands-on workshop to learn about the sequential Montessori curriculum and the activities children experience in their classrooms . Leave with ideas of how  you can reinforce your child’s inquisitive mined in your ever day experience with your child. 

     



  • Big Ideas… Nurturing the Development of Infant and Toddlers

    When you choose to send your child to school at only 15 months, what do you expect they "learn" from school?   "What do they do at school?” “How does it nurture their growth and development?”

     

    As parents and teachers what can we do to support this stage of the child's growth? 

     

     

     



  • Grandparents: Ways to Build Children’s Independence and Thinking

     

    A special workshop for grandparents to hear about what their grandchildren do during the day in their Montessori classrooms and how they can aid their children in reinforcing the key aspects of independence and autonomy.










  • The Global Achievement Gap

    Here at Montessori School of Shanghai the children are taught by teamed guides through Exploration & Discovery.  We are fostering critical thinkers and problem - solvers for the 21st century global knowledge economy.

     

     

     

     



  • the life of an elementary child

    Karen French, Elementary Coordinator and teacher will explore with parents the characteristics of the 6-12 year old child. Along with pictures and materials you can see how the Montessori curriculum continues to meet the needs of this age. It is a wonderful journey as they begin to develop their reasoning mind.



  • Silent Journey & Discovery

     

    Have you ever wondered what Montessori looks like through the eyes of your child?

     

    The Silent Journey and Discovery experience is designed to allow you to view and interact with the Montessori environment through the eyes of a child because, for a few brief hours, you get to be the child.

     

    • Parents Only

     

     



  • Montessori in the home

    Maria Montessori said, “He is an independent person who must be considered in terms of his own individual self.” How can we reach this goal, not only in the school with trained Montessori teachers, but also with parents at home? Please come and enjoy an interesting workshop, Montessori in the home, to understand your child better. Through watching the famous video’ Edison’s Day ‘, speaker Naomi Zhou will lead a discussion to “Help Parents Help Themselves’. 

     

     

     

     



  • Montessori 3-year Cycle

    The three-year developmental cycle is at the very heart of the Montessori educational experience for our students at MSS.  It is what assures both the student and teacher success and it is one of the features that set our educational programming a part from others.

     



  • Talking to boys: Calmer, easier, happier boys.

    This workshop will identify some of the differences between boys and girls, strategies for helping understand the differences and how to get the best from the boys in your life. Although aimed at those with boys, it is equally applicable to anyone trying to create a culture of cooperation at home.

     



  • Girls, Why Gender Matters?

    Do boys and girls learn differently? Current research says that there are many unique aspects to learning for girls. How do we acknowledge these characteristics and connect to girls’ perspectives?” Karen will examine some myths and stereotypes that may be hindering our communication and education for girls

     

     

     



  • Discovery of Writing and Expression

    The development of writing and reading in the elementary is a very special process for the child. Throughout their Montessori years in the 3-6, important groundwork is laid and when children reach the elementary class they are eager to express themselves in writing. Karen will share samples of children’s work and highlight how the Montessori curriculum and classroom encourage a lot of language!



  • Discovery of Writing and Expression

     

    The development of writing and reading in the elementary is a very special process for the child. Throughout their Montessori years in the 3-6, important groundwork is laid and when children reach the elementary class they are eager to express themselves in writing. Karen will share samples of children’s work and highlight how the Montessori curriculum and classroom encourage a lot of language!



  • Girls, Why Gender Matters?

     

    Do boys and girls learn differently? Current research says that there are many unique aspects to learning for girls. How do we acknowledge these characteristics and connect to girls’ perspectives?” Karen will examine some myths and stereotypes that may be hindering our communication and education for girls





  • Talking to boys: Calmer, easier, happier boys.

     

    This workshop will identify some of the differences between boys and girls, strategies for helping understand the differences and how to get the best from the boys in your life. Although aimed at those with boys, it is equally applicable to anyone trying to create a culture of cooperation at home.

     

     



  • Montessori 3-year Cycle

    • First year students, the “explorers”
    • Second year students, the “experimenters”
    • Third year students the “experts

     

     

     

     



  • Moving Up Preparation for Elementary:CHOICE & OPTIONS

     

     

     

    This special parent information session will be open to graduate parents only. We will provide important details about elementary school options and the admission process. We encourage you to bring any questions you may have as you begin to prepare for your child’s transition.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



  • Montessori in the home

    Maria Montessori said, “He is an independent person who must be considered in terms of his own individual self.” How can we reach this goal, not only in the school with trained Montessori teachers, but also with parents at home? Please come and enjoy an interesting workshop, Montessori in the home, to understand your child better. Through watching the famous video’ Edison’s Day ‘, speaker Naomi Zhou will lead a discussion to “Help Parents Help Themselves’. 

     



  • Big Ideas… Nurturing the Development of Infant and Toddlers

    When you choose to send your child to school at only 15 months, what do you expect they "learn" from school?   "What do they do at school?” “How does it nurture their growth and development?”

     

    As parents and teachers what can we do to support this stage of the child's growth? 

     

     

     

     



  • Discovery of Writing & Expression

    Dear Parents,
     
    We are going to have 2017/2018 MSS Parent Education Workshop-“Discovery of Writing & Expression” on February 1st, 2018. The workshop will start from 9:00 a.m and end around 10:30 a.m.. If you are interested in the workshop, you could email info.jiading@montessorisos.com by sending your child(ren)’s name(s) and class, Participants’ names and number of participants
     
    The application deadline: January 30th, 2018. 
     
    Thank you. 



  • The Mathematical Mind

    The Montessori math materials are some of the most inviting and beautiful works in the Montessori classroom.  When parents visit the classroom they often gravitate to the math shelves, wanting touch and learn how to use the materials. 

    Maria Montessori discovered that children understand the world, through all their senses.  Nowhere is this more evident than in the Montessori mathematics curriculum. As the child progresses from early childhood through the elementary years, the Montessori Math curriculum moves from the concrete, to increasingly abstract concepts of mathematics

    ome for a hands-on workshop to learn about the sequential Montessori curriculum and the activities children experience in their classrooms . Leave with ideas of how  you can reinforce your child’s inquisitive mined in your ever day experience with your child. 

     



  • The Global Achievement Gap

    Here at Montessori School of Shanghai the children are taught by teamed guides through Exploration & Discovery.  We are fostering critical thinkers and problem - solvers for the 21st century global knowledge economy.

     

    This workshop will give credence to the Montessori method of education and how relevant it is to enable children to develop the skills required for 21st century careers and citizenship.

     

     

     

     

     



  • Explorers,Experimenters,Experts

    Dear Parents,
     
    We are going to have 2017/2018 MSS Parent Education Workshop-Explorers,Experimenters,Experts on January 18th, 2018. The workshop will start from 9:00 a.m and end around 10:30 a.m.. If you are interested in the workshop, you could reply this email info.jiading@montessorisos.com by sending your child(ren)’s name(s) and class, Participants’ names and number of participants,participants’ cellphone No. and email address. 
     
    The application deadline: January 16th, 2018. 
     
    Thank you.