AMI Assistants to Infancy (Birth-3) Orientation Course
This course was previously named AMI Primary (0-3) Assistants Course. It is intended to provide an introduction to the philosophy and practice of the Montessori approach.
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Introduction to Montessori
The Role of the Directress
The Role of the Assistant
Overview of the Planes of Development 0-24
The Child’s Mind from 0-6 Years
Freedom and Discipline
Music and Art
Maintaining the Environment
Material Making Techniques
60 hours plus 9 additional hours of observations. Specific instruction how to observe will be given during the course.
This international certificate qualifies the student to work as an AMI Birth-3 Classroom assistant anywhere around the world. It is also a useful stepping-stone to the AMI Montessori Diploma and is invaluable for parents. The Certificate is awarded to students who have satisfied the 90% attendance requirements and have completed coursework to the required standard
Photo Gallery of the AMI Assistants Course in Cairo
AMI Assistants to Infancy (Birth-3) Trainer
As a daughter of Maria Teresa Vidales (Chacha Vidales, AMI Birth-3 Trainer), Teanny’s journey in Montessori began in Mexico City where she attended Montessori school from the age of 4 to 12 years. She holds her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Psychotherapy from the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City. As an AMI Assistants to Infancy Diploma (0-3) holder, Teanny worked in Chacha’s Montessori school with this age group for more than 25 years. Here she opened the first Nido in Mexico in 1999 for babies aged 3 months old to walking. Currently she has been lecturing in courses in Mexico, China and Canada. Teanny is an AMI consultant in Mexico and the USA and gives workshops for teachers and parents.
Next AMI Birth-3 Assistants Course: To Be Determined
Previous AMI Birth-3 Assistants Course:
11th - 23rd January 2020
Sunday to Thursday 3:00 to 8:00 pm
and every Saturday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm