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Monthly Q&A Session – AMA – from April 21st 2024

Charlotte Snyder


This is a video from our last “ASK ME ANYTHING” session with Charlotte Snyder, from April 21st 2024. Thank you all who participated. Here is a general timeline.

00:00 Introduction to AMA Session
00:43 Navigating Montessori and Conventional School Transitions
02:35 Understanding Montessori’s Approach and Child Development
06:05 Personal Experiences and Insights on Montessori Education
08:58 Adapting Montessori Principles for Various Settings
16:29 Supporting Foster Children with Montessori Methods
22:20 Addressing Classroom Challenges and Behavior Management
30:27 Understanding Child Behavior and Montessori Approaches
31:30 Discipline Through Connection and Understanding
34:13 Creative Solutions for Engaging Children in Learning
37:59 The Role of Self-Discipline in Child Development
42:03 Addressing Burnout and the Importance of Mindset
49:14 Implementing Positive Change and Mindset Practices
55:38 Closing Remarks and Future Sessions


Charlotte Snyder

Charlotte Snyder is Head of School at The Baan Dek Montessori in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She attended Montessori through Elementary in California, and completed the Primary training at Montessori Northwest in 2010, and earned a Master of Education degree from Loyola University Maryland. She particularly enjoys sharing Montessori philosophy and building relationships with families on Baan Dek’s blog and podcast.

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