Can Montessori shift save Milwaukee Public Schools? Follow this link to an article from the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel Online edition June 16, 2012, written by Alan J Borsuk.
I live in Auckland, New Zealand, aka God’s Own Country or Godzone, and occasionally I find interesting articles about Montessori and how it relates specifically to Kiwi culture. Here is a Kiwi-specific summary of Montessori written by ECE experts More interesting for Montessori professionals is “The Historical Evolution and Contemporary Status of Montessori Schooling in New Zealand”,… Read More Montessori in Godzone
When I find interesting research, especially anything promising hard numbers I try to share it here. Public Perceptions of Montessori is a dissertation written by Angela K Murray at the University of Kansas. Here is the abstract Read the entire paper online at SlideShare.
I love neuroscience and more precisely the possibilities for education and human development that are created by increasing our understanding of how our brains work. Stanislas Dehaene is a neuroscience researcher in France specifically studying how we think mathematically. This New Yorker article has some interesting ideas for anyone teaching mathematics to children. Here is… Read More Stanislas Dehaene
It warms my heart whenever I hear about the Montessori Movement growing, this story warmed by heart considerably ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Montessori Training Center of Minnesota (MTCM) and Bright Water Montessori School announce a $620,000 award from the Hiawatha Education Foundation of Winona, Minnesota to transform early childhood education for children and families living… Read More $620,000 Grant
Bright Water Montessori School opened in Minneapolis in 2004, and while many schools may have opened in 2004 I wanted to share this article as an example of how a school can not only establish itself, but flourish despite adversity. Here are a few select passages to pique your curiosity… Bright Water… opening as a… Read More Bright Water Montessori School
Private School Review published an article with 5 Facts about Montessori, and when “education experts” talk about Montessori it behooves Montessori professionals to listen because there are certainly parents listening. The 5 facts that Private School Review wants parents to know about Montessori Schools: There are over 8,000 Montessori schools in the U.S. Not every… Read More Private School Review