Second Language in Montessori
How to Build a Functional Second Language Program in a Montessori School?
From the Administrator's Perspective
About the Webinar
Do you want to build a bilingual Montessori school?
Are you struggling to create a functional second language program?
Or you have already started and you want to improve your practice?
Our specialized series of four webinars will help you manage all major administrative issues faced by bilingual Montessori schools.
Marikay McCabe founded Madrid Montessori School in 2006 and was its Director until 2017. Since then she has been consulting in schools and offering seminars on small school management and bilingualism in Spain and Portugal. Since 2012 she has served on the Board of the Spanish Montessori Association and is currently its Vice President. She received her PhD in Anthropology from Columbia University and worked as a researcher for the World Health Organization studying the effects of culture in European health care systems. Marikay speaks English and Spanish.
Build a Functional Second Language Program With Us!
First, get the gist of it.
March 4, 2020 8 PM - 9 PM, CET
Master the terminology useful for building second language learning.
Discover the different models of second language learning.
Endorse the challenges of second language learning in Montessori environments.
Take away a guideline which will help you to connect these principles to your current practice.
Second, create your school's language profile.
March 11, 2020 8 PM - 9 PM, CET
Explore your local linguistic context.
Face your local language learning setting.
Identify the needs of your target groups: children, parents and teachers.
Define your objectives for each plane of development.
Take away a list of practice based tips to fine-tune your school's language profile.
Third, choose the best language learning model and a language policy for your school.
March 18, 2020 8 PM - 9 PM, CET
Reflect on your particular needs and strengths.
Acknowledge the challenges specific to your own Montessori environments.
Choose the best suited language learning model for your school.
Set goals for adult target groups, such as staff, parents, etc.
Take away a template and a list of suggestions on how to prioritise the goals.
Last, create a strategy, an action plan and a schedule of work
March 25, 2020 8 PM - 9 PM, CET
Create a strategy, an action plan and a schedule of work.
Commit to clear priorities, measurable goals and deadlines, including:
- Resources for planning, record keeping
- Tools for formative and summative assessment
- Professional development possibilities for you and your staff.
Take away a list of useful links to resources to work with in your daily life.