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The Sensory Bridge

Michael Dorer


Sensorial education is at the heart of the Montessori approach. Join Michael to explore the central meaning and content of the Sensorial area. Then he will discuss the connections or bridge between Sensorial for the Children’s House and the Mathematics and Language areas in the Elementary program. Be prepared for new insights as well as strengthening your current understanding.


Michael Dorer

Michael Dorer is a Senior Consultant in the Montessori Foundation and Executive Director of Sarasota University’s Montessori programs. He is credentialed by AMI, AMS and Independent. Additionally, Michael has a doctorate in Instructional Leadership. Michael’s pedagogical interests include imagination, holism, classroom leadership, cosmic education, mathematics, and storytelling. He is very active in school consultation and presenting to schools and conferences.

Michael is very involved in teaching online classes. One of these classes is You Can Teach it All. This is a course on curriculum management for elementary Montessori guides.

The other course is The Great Lessons: Inspiring a Sense of Wonder. This is a course for anyone at all interested in the Great Lessons.

Michael has authored two books, The Deep Well of Time: The Transformative Power of Storytelling in the Classroom and his latest, an illustrated children’s book, Hatching the Cosmic Egg. Presently Michael is working on a new book focusing on Storytelling in Montessori Grammar.

This is Michael’s 50th year of activity in Montessori. You can reach Michael at +1 651-353-2109 or at

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