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Training Courses

The Assistants to Infancy Training Course prepares adults for the task of helping young children to develop the fullness of their individual human potential. The course provides an opportunity to study, in depth, Montessori pedagogy and practices along with current medical and psychological approaches to child development in the first three years of life.

Course Overview

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Montessori Pedagogy and Philosophy: The natural development of the child from conception to three years of age.

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Anatomy and Physiology.

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Obstetrics: Prenatal, birth, and postnatal development.

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Nutrition and Hygiene: Maternal care, digestive system, food preparation, and health issues.

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Child Neuropsychiatry: The Nervous System and normal psychological development.

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Development of Movement and Development of Language.

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Environment: Preparation of the home and Infant Community as an aid to human development within the first three years of life.

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Music, Art, and Spiritual Development.

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Observations: practical training for observation of children in maternity hospitals, homes and infant communities.

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Material Making: Hand made materials.

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Practicum: Work in an infant community evaluated by a course staff member.

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Preparation of reference albums and curriculum albums.

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Photo courtesy of Nienhuis Montessori