Thursday, 20 October 2016

Mrs Vidya Shankar of Relief Foundation speaks on "How to be an ally for your montessori child"

Mrs. Vidya Shankar, Founder of the Relief Foundation, spoke to parents and teachers about Montessori. In a talk titled "How to be an ally for your Montessori child", Mrs Shankar outlined the ways a adult must transform themselves in order to help their Montessori child achieve fulfillment.  She stressed the need for an alignment between the home and the school and encouraged moms to form Montessori study circles.  Mrs Shankar strongly discouraged TV or any screen time, highlighting the dangers of these activities.  Parents asked a number of questions about discipline, home activities, TV and appropriate books.

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