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Johnny Jonte Boucher
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Educator, Consultant, Writer, Parent, Bird lover, Gardener. Doctoral resident.
Educator, Consultant, Writer, Parent, Bird lover, Gardener. Doctoral resident.

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Reflection on Managing Information in the Public Montessori Classroom
The following is my reflection on my new learning, following a talk given by Dr. Jan Mallett, Ph.D., Research Assistant of Montessori and Early Childhood Education at Southern Methodist University, at the Dallas Conference of Public Montessori Teachers give...
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Advantages of Performance Pay for Teachers Vs. Tenure Pay
The following is a brief scholarly analysis of pay-for-performance models of teacher compensation (also called performance pay) versus tenure models of teacher pay, based on USA-American and international implementation. The model has been implemented in D...
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Preschool Classroom Management for a More Peaceful World
CLASSROOM Management Pre-K Teachers: Beware of Gold Stars 5 ways preschool teachers can reinforce positive behavior without bribes, for a more peaceful child and world By  Johnny Boucher March 22, 2017   ©   publicdomainstockphotos   |   Dreamstime Photos A...
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Team Building in Schools: A Collaborative Vision of Education
Introduction I noticed, that day, the back of a principal's business card. Dr. Nicole Evans of City Garden public Montessori in St. Louis had shared her contact with me, between seminars: If you want to go fast, go alone.  If you want to go far, go together...
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Teambuilding in Schools: A Collaborative Vision of Education
Introduction   These reflections followed a talk by Jack Jose, head of a Montessori high school in Cincinnati,
and Krista Taylor, winner of Cincinnati Teacher of the Year at the American Montessori Society Conference in San Diego, "Montessori without Border...
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Challenging Behaviors in the Montessori Classroom
The following is a slideshow of notes and reflections on student behavior, following conference topics at the American Montessori Society educational conference in San Diego, California, 2017. Discussion continues on why students misbehave and what goals or...
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Staffing Practices for Montessori Schools
The following is a reflection on a workshop given at the American Montessori Society conference "Montessori Beyond Borders" in San Diego, California, March 2017. The title was "The Employee Life Cycle in Schools: HR Practices in Thriving Schools" by consult...
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The Case for Expanding Montessori in Public Schools
The following is an exploration of the viability of Montessori as an option for public school formats: in achievement, in approach, and in transition to other formats. It was submitted as education discourse to Southern Methodist University, at the Simmons ...
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Why Do Children Misbehave? A Montessori approach
We approach the child from the perspective that the child is constructing himself from her experiences. We believe that children are social beings, and they make decisions during their experiences that determine who we are. How can we prepare children to re...
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Montessori's Concept of the Human Tendencies
The following is an article post I wrote about the meaning of Dr. Maria Montessori's ideas regarding the Human Tendencies, a philosophical underpinning for the Montessori pedagogy. - Jeannot Jonte Boucher Introduction: Adaptation Adaptation lends us a persp...
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