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Montessori symposium coming to Chicago: The Children’s Global Village Project

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The American Montessori Society in cooperation with the Italian Consulate General is hosting a Montessori symposium in Chicago on Monday, November 15th, 2010. The symposium will cover a variety of current educational topics and be hosted by certified Montessori educators, international academic panelists and expert medical professionals.

Scheduled topics include:

Motor activity and the philosophy of Maria Montessori: Diane Levine from Rogers Park Montessori School
The Children’s Global Village Project: Antonio Ammendolia from the University of Cantanzaro, Italy
Children’s obesity: Amy Hills Luke from Loyola University
Lack of physical activities and prevention of pathologies in children: Dr. Pietro Tonino from Loyola University Health Systems

The symposium will be moderated by Fosca Shakleton White from the Montessori Academy of Chicago.

The Montessori symposium will be held on November 15, 2010 at 5:30 pm at 500 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450, Chicago,IL. To RSVP call 708-345-5944 or email