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Vacancies for Montessori Teachers.

These vacancies are gathered from a group:

  1. A kindergarten (international division) in Shanghai is looking for Early Years Montessori trained teachers to start in August 2016. Candidates must have knowledge of the Montessori curriculum for ages 3-6 years and have at least 2 years experience teaching in a kindergarten with a passion for working with children.
    Salary will be in line with teachers’ experience and qualifications and will be paid in local currency RMB and package including housing allowance, annual flights, medical insurance with international policy, lunch is provided at school, end of contract bonus.
    For more details about this position and opportunity, please register atwww.edvectus.com
    And for more information about China please see here:http://www.edvectus.com/…/TheEdvectusEducator.An.Introducti…
  2. Would you like to work & live in Norway?Stavanger Montessori School is a newly established government-funded school in Stavanger (NORWAY), that starts education in August 18th, 2016. The school is located in Hundvåg until January while the new school building in Nådlandskroken is being renovated.

    In order to serve our students, parents and the city with the highest quality and quantity of education, we are working towards renovating a school building, designed in accordance to the needs of the students as the main focus.

    The school opens its doors to 1st to 5th grades in the first year. Each year new grades will be added so that after five years it will be covering 10th grades’ students.

    We are looking for two AMI-diploma (Elementary school 6-12) teachers. Interested?
    Mail to: soknadMy Site@stams.no

     

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June 26, 2016 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Drum Circle Echo Training

EWAY!!!

*Respond, if you know how!

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May 15, 2016 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Soundtrack for slideshow.

I will be using the musics from Bensound.com for the slideshow for my school’s concert this year. This is the first time I will be exploring this website and I think there are easily more than fifty musics to download for free. Just remember to give credit to the owner of the website at the end of the show. ENJOY !!!

[The link to the website is permanently etched at the right column of the blog.]

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May 8, 2016 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Video: Montessori Elementary – Human Tendencies

Member student of a Facebook Group who attended Montessori Elementary course at Bergamo Montessori Training Centre in Italy produced this video for one of the subjects. I think it’s a good video to show children about the reversible role humans have played in this world which contributes widely to climate change’s disproportionate damage around the world.

 

April 17, 2016 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Montessori Association of Malaysia Annual General Meeting 2016

MAM AGM 2016 Notice

This is an invitation to all early childhood and alternative education educators, parents, school authorities and shareholders to come forward and support the movement of Montessori education in Malaysia, by attending the 6th Annual General Meeting next Saturday, 3pm, at Subang Jaya. Let’s show our commitment to Montessori education by becoming a member of the association to give more exposure and acknowledgment to our meaningful work.

March 19, 2016 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

SENIA Conference 2016 – Special Educators Network in Asia

 

 

 

 

The International School of Kuala Lumpur Melawati will be hosting the Special Educators Network in Asia (SENIA) conference on February 25, 26, and 27. Local Malaysian teachers who would like to attend this event to learn more about serving students with disabilities and have their conference fees waived for all three days should apply throu this link https://goo.gl/zrFP65. This application is due by February 11th and winners will be notified of their acceptance by February 15th. Please contact adiefendorf@iskl.edu.my or kbalsamo@iskl.edu.my if you’d like additional information.

Speakers from around the world (Julia Cook , Dr Sam Oritz etc.) will be presenting on topics relevant to educators, especially those serving students with special needs. The conference will be conducted entirely in English.

February 9, 2016 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

28th International Montessori Congress.

It is time (yes there is ample time) to spread the mission of Maria Montessori through this four-year congress in Prague, Czechoslovakia. It is also due time to spread the theme “Pathway to Peace: Montessori Education for Social Change” which will be demonstrated by the international congress through dialogues and collaboration amongst pioneers, veterans and experts from the global Montessori community.

The event is next year and the preparation begins now.

International Montessori Congress 2017

27-30 July 2017

January 11, 2016 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Making ketupat.

Ketupat is a type of dumpling made from rice packed in woven palm leaf or daun palas. In Malaysia, it is usually eaten during Eid or Hari Raya Celebration, with rendang chicken, a type of curry dish or serunding, a type of famous malay/indonesian dish sauteed grated coconut and meat dish.

In August this year, I’ve decided to record the making of simple ketupat in the shape of triangle, with the assistance of children and teachers in school. We made about 40 ketupat for a game. Ketupat were hung on a string and children were only allowed to ‘pluck’ the ketupat by pulling it using their mouth.

*The palm leaf or daun palas can be purchased from local markets during the fasting season at the price of RM3 (make about 50 ketupat). Peel one leaf from the stalk and give it a good beat on the ground (which is usually best done outside due to dust from the leaves) to open up the thin layer.

November 5, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Play dough page.

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There is  a huge demand on play dough activities in my school right now, from children to adults. I guess that’s because play dough session is enjoyable and therapeutic. For my next project, I will be working on collecting play dough recipes and preparing raw materials for give away or sale to parents during concert, sports day and other fundraising events.

Do you have a favourite recipe that you would love to use again and again with your young or old ones? Please share it here.

October 16, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Binsulong – Orang Asli’s Craft Work.

Not so long ago, this year, my friend and I attended Hari UNESCO Malaysia at Dataran Merdeka. We enjoyed ourselves tremendously. We ate, sang and played to our heart’s content. One thing that we decided to bring home to our schools so that we can include it in our cultural and practical life areas is an orang asli handicraft made from rattan. It is called binsulong, an IQ puzzle game for the not-so-faint-hearted. The orang asli community earned and we learned. Loving it!

*binsulong rattan IQ puzzles – craft of the Semai
Made in Kg. Rugading Bolotikul near Kiulu, these differ from rattan versions made with interlooped rattan, fitted with nylon string. It’s this string which must be removed without cutting it or dismantling the rattan snare. (Taken from http://www.malaysiadesignarchive.org)

 

 

October 9, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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