Dear Heart-Based Parents and Educators,

Are you inspired by the conscious parenting movement and seeking alternatives to the traditional school system? The New Learning Culture (NLC) school model is based on Maria Montessori’s original writings and Rebeca Wild’s child-centered educational model, which has inspired over 200 schools throughout Europe, from preschool to high school. The NLC approach includes elements from Waldorf, Reggio Emilia, and democratic education as well as mindfulness and permaculture.

In thoroughly prepared learning environments, children find inspiring, hands-on learning tools, they can explore in self-directed ways while receiving guidance and lessons from adult learning companions, when they are ready. The NLC approach is rooted in children’s genuine needs and helps create inspiring learning environments that allow for joyful, co-creative experiences for children, and adults.

Meet Carmen, founder of the New Learning Culture approach:

Carmen provides solutions for parents, homeschooling parents, teachers & school communities, if:

• You want to bring joy back into learning and teaching, and co-create dynamic, heart-centered connections with your students and children

• You are aware of children’s natural zest for learning and would like the tools for allowing more freedom

•You are interested in being a part of progressive and alternative schooling for children 

Carmen offers personal consulting and a series of live online courses which explain the customizable NLC template for offering child-directed learning and non-invasive teaching at home and school. Everyone who works with children benefits from these courses, because individual components can be used to nurture children in any environment.

You can click below to view upcoming live online course programs:
Homeschooling Children Ages 3 – 5 
Homeschooling Children Ages 6 – 10
The NLC Model in Preschools
The NLC Model in Elementary and Middle Schools

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~ At NLC we focus on changing the environment, not the child. ~
~ NLC students learn that there is always a choice. ~
~ Teaching is not about a perfect presentation; it's about tuning into students' needs ~
~ Teaching includes providing an inspiring environment where students can explore on their own. ~
~ Children love learning when they feel safe, and their choices are respected. ~
~ HOW we teach is equally important to WHAT we teach. ~