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Juneau celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

...Thunder Mountain High School Principal Dan Larson and Montessori Teacher Lupita Alvarez all touching on issues of accessibility...all of God's children."Alvarez, a longtime Montessori teacher, said she practices the philosophy of educating...
Stick to Montessori plan

...parents in Juneau got together and hired an elementary Montessori teacher. These parents were enthusiastic about the benefits...elementary classroom at Harborview and an additional Montessori teacher in 2004/2005. Alison Talley Douglas
Motivated Montessori teacher was motivated learner to begin with

Children are very good at learning, says Lupita Alvarez. The executive director of the Juneau Montessori School said she watches children learn. She laughed at the idea that people need standardized tests to prove it. Children at her school in Douglas call her Pita. For many, her full first name can be a mouthful, she said. The school encourages independent thinking and questions. One 5-year-old girl recently asked what air is made of. With her teacher, she went to the Internet in search of answers. They learned about air and its components, which are measured in microns.
Learning to skate

...I did that on purpose," he assured Harborview Montessori teacher Chris Trostel. Forest scrambled to get up and slipped...go every day, and they say that, too," said Montessori teacher Jennifer Ryznar, her conversation punctuated by...
Montessori parents to make case for more classrooms

...Alaska Friends of Montessori spent $12,000 to train a prospective teacher in the Montessori method. A current Montessori teacher advertised openings in a third classroom and the current classrooms in the March 11 newsletter of Harborview Elementary...
Neighbors mailbox

...assistance, KINY, KTOO, the Juneau Empire and Capital City Weekly for public notice and event coverage, the Montessori teacher/guides, many parent and student volunteers who brought the Glass Classroom to life, and especially all the community...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...dedicated to help alleviate the pressure that Montessori brings to the use of specialists at Harborview,'' said Montessori teacher Chris Trostel. The position also will allow the Montessori program to schedule specialized activities at more convenient...
Juneau Montessori open house Sept. 23

...years and now leads her own Children's House class. Andrea Roach is also a Montessori teacher at the primary level, certified by the Canadian Montessori Teacher Education Institute. She holds a bachelor of science degree in psychology from...
Mentors connect

...have time to take on a full-time job working with kids but I wanted to be involved somehow. After working as a Montessori teacher last summer, I realized the importance of connecting one-on-one with kids. I wanted to reconnect with my youngest...
Alaska Digest

...Harborview Elementary. The Montessori classrooms accept students from around the city. The district will fund the new Montessori teacher from a pool of two open teaching positions it authorized for the upcoming school year. Montessori parents and the...


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