Where:1400 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057 (Northfield High School Auditorium)
Date:May 19, 2011
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Behavioral Expert and Educator Kirk Martin Coming to Northfield
On Thursday, May 19th, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., world-renowned parent/teacher/child educator Kirk Martin and his teenage son, Casey, will be coming to Northfield. Martin, the founder of Celebrate Calm, LLC, is a behavioral expert, author and radio host. This practical, humorous and life-changing workshop is free and open to the public. It will be held at the Northfield High School Auditorium. This event is being made possible by several area early childhood programs, various organizations and businesses within the Northfield community, as well as parent donations. Don’t miss this wonderful
opportunity. Visit http://www.celebratecalm.com/ to learn more about Kirk and the work he and Casey have done with parents, educators and children across the U.S. and in 18 countries around the world.
Some Famous People Who Attended Montessori School as Children: Jeff Bezos, financial analyst, founder, AMAZON.COM. Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Cofounders of GOOGLE.COM. Terry Brazelton, noted pediatrician and author Julia Child, famous chef, star of many TV cooking shows and author of numerous cookbooks. Katherine Graham, owner/editor of the Washington Post. Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, editor, former first lady (John F. Kennedy). Prince William and Prince Harry, English royal family. Anne Frank, famous diarist from world war II. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize winner for Literature.
Others with a Montessori Connection: Alexander Graham Bell, noted inventor, provided financial support directly to Dr. Montessori. Helped establish the first Montessori class in Canada and one of the first in the United States. Bruno Bettelheim, noted psychologist/author, was married to a Montessori teacher. Erik Erikson, anthropologist/author. Jean Piaget, noted Swiss psychologist, made his first observations of children in a Montessori school. Alice Waters, restaurateur and writer, is a former Montessori teacher. Thomas Edison, noted scientist and inventor, helped to found a Montessori school. Mister Rogers, children's TV personality, strong supporter of the Montessori method
"Whoever touches the life of the child touches the most sensitive point of a whole, which has roots in the distant past and climbs toward the infinite future." Dr. Maria Montessori