Building Physical Literacy Through Montessori

 1.5 CPDs, Run Time 45:31

In Montessori, movement is a cornerstone of learning. Given current life styles that support sedentarism, as well as restrictions imposed by the pandemic, physical activity is now more important than ever. In this presentation, we will examine the concept of “physical literacy,” delving into different fundamental physical skills that set the foundation for an active lifestyle, supporting whole-child development and well-being. We will further explore how the building of physical literacy can be integrated into the learning experience in a truly Montessori manner.

Learner Outcomes

  • Discover the concept of “Physical Literacy” as the foundation for an active lifestyle
  • Learn about different fundamental physical skills that support whole child development and wellbeing
  • Understand how Physical Education can be integrated into the learning experience in a truly Montessori manner

About the Presenters

Barbara Murphy, PhD, is cofounder of Montessori Gym in Miami, FL. She holds a Montessori Fundamentals Certificate (Early Childhood) from the Center for Guided Montessori Studies.  Martin Yaconis is cofounder of Montessori Gym in Miami, FL.

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Certificate of Professional Development
1.50 CPD credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 CPD credits  |  Certificate available