ShillerLearning: Montessori at HomeRogers, AR
Sharlena Barrow is a parent advocate and former special education teacher who presently works in higher education and resides in the Greater Washington DC Area. Wanting to better advocate for her children, one gifted and one diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, Barrow pursued graduate studies in Curriculum and Instruction-Learning Disability, Concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). After teaching students on the spectrum and obtaining graduate work in ABA, Sharlena gained the knowledge and experience she needed to support her younger son and families in need of advocacy.
Her holistic and individualized approach to learning has contributed to her success in managing her kid entrepreneur son’s business, JJ Kids Presents. One of Sharlena’s most memorable teaching experiences was having the opportunity to teach kids about entrepreneurship. She notes that “not only do you teach all content areas through entrepreneurship, you simultaneously teach critical life skills using a multisensory approach.”
Sharlena’s professional background includes homeschool consulting and holistic health and wellness coaching. Her teaching experience also includes teaching students with emotional and behavioral disabilities, learning differences, attention deficit disorders, as well as speech and language impairments.
Workshops from Sharlena Barrow ( may vary by event location )
Montessori in the Homeschool
Montessori is a unique educational approach that nurtures a child’s intrinsic desire to learn. It's perfect for children of any age or ability. The personalized learning focuses on the whole child and advancing his or her development. Now it is easier than ever to bring this proven method into your homeschool! Discover the power of the Three Period Lesson, multi-sensory teaching, and the importance of presenting concepts in the concrete before moving the child to the abstract thinking. Introducing Montessori methods as early as possible puts a child on the right path to becoming a confident, self-motivated learner.
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Teaching Homeschool Math
Are you just starting to homeschool and want to make sure your child actually enjoys math? Seeing math frustration in your older child and want to change course? Larry can help you dodge mistakes most people unwittingly make when teaching math and put you on the path to true math understanding and success with easy-to-implement techniques. Create an environment for your child to learn - and love - math!