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Montessori Builds Innovators

Montessori Builds Innovators

here are strident disagreements these days over every aspect of American educational policy, except for one. Everyone thinks it would be great if we could better teach students how to innovate. So shouldn’t we be paying a great deal of attention to the educational method that produced, among others, Larry Page, Sergei Brin, Jeff Bezos, […]

What is Most Important in Montessori?

he Montessori approach is often described as an education for life. When we try to define what children take away from their years in Montessori, we need to expand our vision to include more than just the basic academic skills. Normally, Americans think of a school as a place where one generation passes down basic […]

Maria Montessori: Celebrating 100 Years of Education Reform

  ne hundred years ago, on January 6th, 1907, an Italian physician was invited to open a child-care facility for fifty preschool-aged children in a section of Rome that was avoided and neglected because of its oppressive poverty and crime.The children’s parents worked sixteen or more hours a day. In the absence of adult supervision, these children […]