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postheadericon GW Elementary/Montessori Program in Kingston

The current articles in our local papers on test scores being “low” in the higher grade levels at The GW Elementary/Montessori program concerned me in that one might jump to the conclusion that the recent implementation of the Montessori program was unsuccessful.

Over the years, I have come to find that what makes something great or not is typically due to its leadership. In the case of The GW Elementary/Montessori program, a unique opportunity is underway for our youth in the hands of Valerie Hannum, one of the more capable leaders I have come across in my time living in Kingston or anywhere. Read more here.

 

postheadericon Teacher at IMC Member School named Lincoln Fellow

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postheadericon Montessori Expanding in Nigeria

Experts suggest that the Montessori Method of Education aims at developing the hidden potentials of the child in an atmosphere of freedom to explore his/her environment. Like wildfire, this method is fast gaining root in Nigeria, reports Stella Eze.

The Modern Montessori International, London brought its campaign to Abuja recently with a view to opening the eyes of educators, educational professionals, selected school owners, heads of schools as well as decision makers and parents involved in early childhood education on the importance and effectiveness of using the Montessori Method of Education.

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MMI, represented by Marianne Bourke Gawley is an IMC member.

 

postheadericon Boost to Montessori in South Carolina

ANDERSON — A new teacher certification will allow for more Montessori programs to start up in South Carolina, but its immediate effect on the Upstate is unclear.

According to the South Carolina Department of Education, a new Montessori certification is being developed to allow educators to meet the demand for teachers in the growing number of programs.

The new certification is the first in the country, officials at the education department said.

In South Carolina, 16 districts offer Montessori programs in 42 school serving more than 4,000 students. The number of programs offered is up by 12 from the 2008-09 school year, according to figures from the Department of Education.

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Last Updated (Monday, 13 December 2010 09:00)

 

postheadericon Montessori Children Grow Up: Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift attended Alvirnia Montessori - Read about her here.

Last Updated (Wednesday, 11 August 2010 10:22)

 
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