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Montessori at Home (3-6 yrs old)




This inspirational online course aims to bring parents and caregivers (grandparents, nannies) insights and practical advice on how Montessori can be applied at home, and how to raise an independent, curious and self-disciplined child.

During this 10-hr course, you will:
  • Learn Montessori principles and apply them effectively in a home environment
  • Understand the developmental needs of your children and help them to maximise their potential at the critical stage of development
  • Know how to react and talk to your child under special situations, e.g. in a tantrum, during a playdate
  • Learn how to create spaces around the home that suit the children’s development

The course consists of three live sessions, each will be 3.5 hours long, conducted by an experienced AMI trainer - the most credible and highly sought after Montessori trainers in the world. 

A certificate of participation will be issued for participants with 90% of class participation. 

Price reduced for those who sign up only for the 2nd and 3rd sessions. 

S$260 S$180
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Live Sessions Scheduled: 

Recorded: Session 1 from Saturday Feb 26

Live Sessions: Mar 5 & Mar 12, 2022

2:00 pm - 5:30 pm (GMT+8)

Course Content

This short 10-hour course will introduce and discuss essential Montessori Principles at home. It will use simple everyday language to explain how the principals could be applied to our everyday life. 

Questionnaires will be sent out prior to the introduction of new concepts to capture your questions and interests, which can also be addressed during the live sessions.  
  • Session 1. Feb 26, 2022   
    Basic Montessori: theories of development focusing on 2.5-6 yr old
    Observations I: key concepts of observation and basic skills (theory)
    Emotion and Discipline I: Montessori concept of freedom and discipline (theory)
  • Session 2.  Mar 5, 2022
    Observations II: how to observe, learn when to, and when not to intervene (not interfere)
    Emotion and Discipline II: how to help the child achieve self-discipline and inner satisfaction
  • Session 3.   Mar 12, 2022
    Art of language and power of role models: learn when, how and what to say (and not to say)
    Theory in practice at home
    : learn to set up an age appropriate home environment, and discuss actual cases to learn to apply Montessori principal at home. 

Pavithra Rajagopalan

Ms. Pavithra Rajagopalan has worked with children for the last 20 years in a formal, non-formal and informal setting. 

She is an AMI* Trainer (AMI stands for the Association Montessori Internationale). After gaining her AMI Primary diploma in 2005, she worked in Montessori schools in India, the USA and New Zealand. She has also worked to understand other systems and schools of thought in relation to child development.
Pavithra is part of the Training Team at RTI and helps on the courses in Bombay and Chandigarh. 

*AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) was constituted in 1929 in the Netherlands, by Maria Montessori herself, and remained to be the sole Montessori organisation founded by Montessori herself. AMI continue to maintain and develop her pedagogy with the purpose of making it available to as many children as possible worldwide.