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Welcome everyone let me introduce myself. I am Darin Bicknell a Montessorian who has been teaching for over 16 years. I have recently opened my own Montessori school here in Indonesia which in June of 2013 will host students from 6 to 13 years of age, using newly created Montessori albums for the middle school and secondary school years. I am very passionate about integrating my own albums that I have developed into a digital format that can be shared with other Montessorians around the world. If we are able to achieve our goal of $5000 USD we will be able to successfully put this program up for the Montessori community. The donations will go a long way to support the development of a set of Creative Commons Montessori Albums for the Middle School and Secondary level that will be available to Montessori community at large as soon as they are ready.
What We Need & What You Get
The cost of the project goes into mainly the design of the software for tracking the students progress but also the development of the albums and scope and sequence as the core that enables Montessorians to seemlessly track their students through the observational model employed by Montessori.
As this project will be a quick turn around we expect to have a working beta test by February 2013 and we will allow beta tester who have donated $50 to use the software by May 2013.
If we do not reach 5000 the monies will still go into the development of this project for programming costs.
This project is unique to the Montessori community as it will allow schools a frame work to move from Elementary to Secondary. We also have plans to scale this project into the Kindergarten and Elementary for those who would like to adapt it.
As a montessorian projects like this are essential to the development of Montessori and with your help we can achieve this goal.
Other Ways You Can Help
If you can't contribute with a financial donation I am always looking for people to help test and write presentations or give guidance on the scope and sequence being used. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also accept Bitcoin bitcoin,org and Freicoin http://endlessfreico.in/ as donations.