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Will the real Montessori please stand up?

Will the real Montessori please stand up?

by Jackie Mader [Editor’s Note: The following article was published online by the Hechinger Report, and is reprinted with the author and organization’s permission. Even though the editors chose only to mention the American Montessori Society and the...

Montessori in America

he American Montessori Society (AMS ) offers the following comparisons between Montessori and traditional education … Emphasis on cognitive structures and social development Teacher’s role is unobtrusive; child actively participates in learning  Environment and method encourage internal self-discipline Individual and group instruction adapts to each student’s learning style Mixed-age grouping Children encouraged to teach, collaborate, and […]

Dear Cathie: The Problem of Bullying

Dear Cathie: The Problem of Bullying

Dear Cathie: The topic of bullying seems to be all over the press. My child has just started preschool, but I want to be proactive in being sure that my child does not become either a bully or the victim of bullying. Is it too soon to think about this now? — A Proactive Mom […]