In a previous post I made the assertion that “Science can heal the Montessori movement if we are willing to do the research.” After such a bold statement it would be reasonable to ask “Well then, what research would you propose?” I am interested in comparing the efficacy of different methods using empirical evidence (not… Read More A Measurement Tool
From time to time I contemplate the Montessori alphabet soup (AMI, AMS, IAPM, MEPI, IMC, NAMC, etc…) and I imagine how much better the lives of children, and eventually all humankind, might be if the Montessori movement was more unified. If more of the Movement spoke with the same voice, we would be easier… Read More Can Science Heal the Montessori Movement?
We are all asked, at some point or another, what we do for a living. Its a fairly innocuous question, generally asked at a cocktail party, or by the person you’re seated next to on an airplane. In the moment between being asked, and giving my answer (” I work with children in a Montessori… Read More Building the Pink Tower
In a previous post I defined social activism and listed several significant activism movements. Most activism movements are begun and are driven by a group or class of people advocating for their own rights and needs. Women’s Rights Racial Equality Gay Rights Labor Movement Most national independence movements (both violent and peaceful) Additional support from outsiders… Read More Montessori Activism: Advocating for others
A Project from some very cool people that needs a little support to get off the ground. Here is the summary from the Kickstarter page Our goal is simple. We want to create a series of high quality and aesthetically pleasing blueprints that bring together the worlds of Montessori and architecture. We need your help.… Read More Blueprints: The Future of Education
Activism, in a general sense, can be described as intentional action to bring about social, political, economic, or environmental change. This action is in support of, or opposition to, one side of an often controversial argument. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_activism Lately I find myself thinking about Montessori Activism and in the next few posts I will share some… Read More Montessori Activism
The Super Bowl is the championship game of the National Football League (NFL), the premier association of professional American football. Read more here at Wikipedia And with a total U.S. audience estimated to be around 150 million viewers, Thomas Harpointner, CEO of the e-business and interactive consulting company AIS Media, says many advertisers don’t want to miss it either.… Read More Montessori Super Bowl Ad Project