Modeling a Healthy Use of Technology for Ourselves and Our Children

Modeling a Healthy Use of Technology for Ourselves and Our Children

It has been a year since the world took a turn that no one was expecting nor for which anyone was prepared. In that year, as educators, we have scrambled to stay true to who we are while still meeting our students’ and schools’ needs. Throughout this upheaval, this global chaos, I have reflected a good deal on the exceptional works I read during my time in TIES. I have thought about chaos theory, quantum physics, neurophenomenology, and a lot about the prepared environment. As educators, we were constantly reacting to factors and decisions beyond our control. Our prepared environment altered to an almost unrecognizable state as we continually looked for the end of the chaos.

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Exploring Learning Possibilities and the Integrative Structure of Life through Mindfulness and Montessori Education

Exploring Learning Possibilities and the Integrative Structure of Life through Mindfulness and Montessori Education

I have found that observing the present moment with clear, non-judging attention gives the space to explore the mind’s natural balance and discernment which have been there waiting to unfold. In life, where learning cannot be separated from the environment, connecting all life experiences with curiosity could transform this curiosity into insightful creative learning experiences, in which one might find something unique to contribute to the world.

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Paul Freedman on The Unique Qualities of TIES

Paul Freedman on The Unique Qualities of TIES

||| TIES has offered me a privileged window through which to witness some of the most personally integrated expressions of study, practice and reflection I have witnessed in education. What is it about TIES that nurtures such authenticity, vulnerability and full...

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9th Anniversary of Christchurch Earthquake

9th Anniversary of Christchurch Earthquake

On this 9th anniversary of the February 22 Christchurch earthquake, our hearts remain connected with our Montessori family at Nova and all our Kiwi mates.Dylan and Jordan Moliken outside of Nova's earthquake tweaked greeting gate.

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Alum Jessica Starman

Alum Jessica Starman

SerendipityIsn’t life serendipitous? At pivotal moments life seems to have a way of showing us the right path if we are paying attention. Right before I started training to become a Montessori guide, I had reached a major turning point in my life. I was...

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2018 Graduates

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We interviewed some of our 2017 graduates at their graduation ceremony. Here's what they have to say. click thumbnail below to play video.  

2017 Graduates

2017 Graduates

We interviewed some of our 2017 graduates at their graduation ceremony. Here's what they have to say. click thumbnail below to play video.  

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