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Webcast What does Montessori Middle School Look Like?

Webcast What does Montessori Middle School Look Like?

Join us this week as Jocelyn Swanson, CGMS Director of Secondary Teacher Education, as the panel discusses best practice in Montessori middle school programs. If you have or are considering adding a middle school program this webcast is for you! Bring your questions...
Montessori: The Science — Part 3: Movement Matters

Montessori: The Science — Part 3: Movement Matters

Dr. Angeline Lillard presents Maria Montessori’s key insights about childhood education, the subsequent educational research that has validated her approach, and how these ideas are implemented in a modern Montessori classroom. From Montessori: The Science Behind the...
Montessori: — The Science  Part 4: The Positive Impact of Choice

Montessori: — The Science Part 4: The Positive Impact of Choice

Dr. Angeline Lillard presents Maria Montessori’s key insights about childhood education, the subsequent educational research that has validated her approach, and how these ideas are implemented in a modern Montessori classroom. From Montessori: The Science Behind the...
Montessori: The Science — Part 5: Interest Enhances Learning

Montessori: The Science — Part 5: Interest Enhances Learning

Dr. Angeline Lillard presents Maria Montessori’s key insights about childhood education, the subsequent educational research that has validated her approach, and how these ideas are implemented in a modern Montessori classroom. From Montessori: The Science Behind the...
Montessori: The Science — Part 6: Avoid Extrinsic Rewards

Montessori: The Science — Part 6: Avoid Extrinsic Rewards

Dr. Angeline Lillard presents Maria Montessori’s key insights about childhood education, the subsequent educational research that has validated her approach, and how these ideas are implemented in a modern Montessori classroom. From Montessori: The Science Behind the...
Montessori: The Science — Part 7: Social Education is Effective

Montessori: The Science — Part 7: Social Education is Effective

Dr. Angeline Lillard presents Maria Montessori’s key insights about childhood education, the subsequent educational research that has validated her approach, and how these ideas are implemented in a modern Montessori classroom. From Montessori: The Science Behind the...
Montessori: The Science — Part 8: Meaningful Contexts Assist Learning

Montessori: The Science — Part 8: Meaningful Contexts Assist Learning

Dr. Angeline Lillard presents Maria Montessori’s key insights about childhood education, the subsequent educational research that has validated her approach, and how these ideas are implemented in a modern Montessori classroom. From Montessori: The Science Behind the...
Montessori: The Science — Part 9: Positive Adult Interaction

Montessori: The Science — Part 9: Positive Adult Interaction

Dr. Angeline Lillard presents Maria Montessori’s key insights about childhood education, the subsequent educational research that has validated her approach, and how these ideas are implemented in a modern Montessori classroom. From Montessori: The Science Behind the...
Montessori: The Science — Part 10: Order in the Environment and Mind

Montessori: The Science — Part 10: Order in the Environment and Mind

Dr. Angeline Lillard presents Maria Montessori’s key insights about childhood education, the subsequent educational research that has validated her approach, and how these ideas are implemented in a modern Montessori classroom. From Montessori: The Science Behind the...
The Erdkinder and the Functions of the University by Maria Montessori

The Erdkinder and the Functions of the University by Maria Montessori

Here is a link to the digital archive of Dr. Maria Montessori’s essays, The Erdkinder and the Functions of the University. In this work Maria Montessori considers the needs and issues of needed educational reform for adolescents and university students. She...
Table Washing: Why Do Montessori Students Spend So Much Time Washing Tables?

Table Washing: Why Do Montessori Students Spend So Much Time Washing Tables?

by Robin Howe, EdD Editor’s Note: If we had a dollar for every time a skeptical parent has questioned the amount of time their young Montessori child spends washing tables … ANATOMY OF A LESSON Ironically, I missed the session of my Montessori teacher training when we...
Dealing With Tantrums

Dealing With Tantrums

I’m going to dive right in to discuss a very tricky area for parents and children alike: tantrums. I hope you find this article useful so you can start applying Montessori principles in your home too. Dealing with Tantrums Tantrums are a pretty normal part of life...
Discipline Alternatives: For The Montessori Classroom & Home

Discipline Alternatives: For The Montessori Classroom & Home

“The undisciplined child enters into discipline by working in the company of others; not being told he is naughty … Discipline is, therefore, primarily a learning experience and less a punitive experience if appropriately dealt with.” —Maria Montessori Teachers spend...