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2020 marked 150 years since the birth of Maria Montessori, the namesake of Montessori education and its creator. The work of Maria Montessori continues to motivate people to change the world for the better and has impacted the lives of children and teachers for more than 110 years.
To honour Maria’s 150th birthday and celebrate her incredible legacy of Montessori education and her commitment to advocating for the human rights of the child, the Killarney Parent Council created the 150th Legacy Project.
The purpose of the Legacy Project is to enhance the publicly-accessible outdoor spaces at Killarney School. In keeping with the tenets of Montessori’s educational philosophy, our objectives are to:
Introduce outdoor spaces that encourage land-based learning and connection
Improve outdoor equipment that promotes safe hands-on interaction and exploration for all grades/ages
Enhance the natural landscape to increase public interface with nature
Attention parents, guardians and community members. We need your input!
Please take 5 mins to answer the survey HERE.
Attention Students, here's how to engage:
1. Look at the design, fill out the survey.
2. Print out the engagement exercise and get your kids to tell us where they want the "landroom furniture" ie: planters and seats
3. Help us get corporate sponsors: Send our sponsor brochure to any contacts you might have
Know of a corporate sponsor? Click HERE to download the corporate sponsor flyer!
Check out the 3D Interactive rendering of the Outdoor Learning commons
Thank you to our sponsors
Historical Project Info
For more info, contact Joanna Glynn and Carolyn Johnson on firstname.lastname@example.org