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
I “worry” at the challenge of expanding Montessori education in my free time, which is not to say that I am either obsessed and overwrought or that I have the silver bullet answer. Some people do Sudoku or crossword puzzles when bored, I think about expanding Montessori education, and specifically AMI because it is the… Read More Montessori Expansion
My friend called the other day to tell me he had gotten a new car, and of course I asked the make and model. Then I asked why he selected that specific car. The answer… it was blue. This never actually happened, but the story does contain a certain truth. Sometimes people make choices… Read More How do Parents choose a Preschool?
I’ve been thinking more about the Tipping Point of the Montessori movement, and specifically critical mass, which is defined as “an amount necessary or sufficient to have a significant effect or to achieve a result” (Dictionary.com 2006). A few innovators and early adopters isn’t enough to push a phenomenon to the Tipping Point. There have been… Read More Critical Mass
Last summer I read The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell and I began to consider implications for the Montessori movement. If you are not familiar with the book, this blurb from the back of the book provides a decent summary. “The Tipping Point is that magic moment… Read More The Tipping Point