ERIC Number: ED458968
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Freedom & Responsibility: A Glorious Counterpoint. AMI/USA Conference (Boston, Massachusetts, July 20-23, 2000).
American Montessori International of the United States, Inc., Rochester, NY.
This conference proceedings compile presentations from a 2000 meeting of the American Montessori International of the United States, focusing on the Montessori view toward freedom and responsibility and addressing other issues of importance in Montessori education. The papers presented at the conference are: (1) "Strategies for You and Your School" (Charles Snowden, Jr.); (2) "Action-Oriented Agenda Keeps Board Meetings Moving" (Charles Snowden, Jr.); (3) "Forming and Charging the Board Committees" (Charles Snowden, Jr.); (4) "The Annual Agendas" (Charles Snowden, Jr.); (5) "The Intimacy of Responsibility" (Renilde Montessori); (6) "Freedom and Responsibility" (Margaret E. Stephenson); (7) "The Importance of Freedom in Our World Today" (Silvia Dubovoy); (8) "Active Discipline" (Silvana Montanaro); (9) "Theoretical Tenents [sic] of Freedom and Responsibility for the 6-12 Year Olds" (Phyllis Pottish-Lewis); (10) "Adolescent Theory: Erdkinder Outcomes" (David Kahn); (11) "The Role of the Teacher and the Role of the Assistant" (Annette Haines); (12) "Setting Limits--So Little Understood, So Greatly Needed" (Judi Orion); (13) "Freedom that Inspires Responsibility: Removing the Obstacles" (Cathryn Kasper); (14) "The Necessary Freedom To Become Montessori 'Erdkinder'" (Laurie Ewert-Krocker); (15) "Freeing the Child's Response-Ability: Celebrating the Natural Genius of Children" (Thomas Armstrong); (16) "Poised for Success--Building Character and Citizenship in Children" (John Rosemond); (17) "Bringing Out the Best in Your Child: Achievement Begins at Home" (John Rosemond); (18) "Spiritual Freedom and Moral Responsibility: A Most Glorious Counterpoint" (Eduardo Cuevas); (19) "Practical Applications of Freedom and Responsibility in the Elementary Years" (Phyllis Pottish-Lewis); (20) "Understanding the Nature of the Industry and the Special Opportunities It Presents" (Joe Vaz); (21) "Freedom To Develop" (Silvana Montanaro); (22) "Beyond Open House--Sharing Montessori's Perspective with Parents" (Carla Caudill-Waechter); and (23) "Some Conceptual Considerations in the Interdisciplinary Study of Immigrant Children" (Marcelo M. Suarez Orozco). Some papers contain references. (KB)
Descriptors: Administration, Adolescents, Child Development, Children, Conference Papers, Conferences, Early Childhood Education, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Freedom, Montessori Method, Responsibility, Teacher Aides, Teacher Role
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Montessori International of the United States, Inc., Rochester, NY.