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June 2017

Helping helpers of very young children (Jun 16 '17)

For years Carol White has taught young children using the Montessori educational method. Hearing that in Ethiopia few think about educating children until they are 6, she volunteered to come to Ethiopia to teach teachers, child sponsorship workers, and moms how to give their younger children a head start. Over 2 weeks, Carol taught three groups of children’s workers. Almost everyone who attended was an experienced teacher, yet what Carol demonstrated from the Montessori way of teaching little ones was completely new to them. She went through what children are ready to learn in their... [more]