Childhood Infancy

Nursery teaching methods: How do I choose?

Expert: Fiona MacLeod 
Masterclass structure: 8 lessons (12:02 minutes)

About this class

Montessori, Reggio Emilia, Steiner… There quite a few nursery teaching methods and it can seem like an impossible task to choose the best method for your child, even more when friends and family seem to have different and (often strong) opinions. In this masterclass, our expert explains the ins and outs of the most popular teaching methods so you can make an informed decision. This masterclass is of interest to all parents who are choosing nursery. 

About this expert

A Chemistry graduate from Imperial College in London, Fiona held several senior marketing roles at Coca Cola and GlaxoSmithKline before a change in direction beckoned. She graduated from the Montessori Centre International (MCI) and committed to a new career direction as a leader in Montessori teaching. Fiona is the founder and head of Sheen Montessori Nursery in London since 2010.

Lessons in this class

8 Lessons (26:21min)
0. Lesson - The complete masterclass 14:19
1. Lesson - Meet your expert 0:23
2. Lesson - Aim of this masterclass 0:32
3. Lesson - The Montessori method 5:38
4. Lesson - Steiner method 0:42
5. Lesson - Reggio Emilia method 1:07
6. Lesson - Differences between a montessori and a non-montessori nursery 2:05
7. Lesson - Take home message 1:35

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