How can Montessori research be funded?

I think the ideal situation for funding Montessori research would be A well funded, non-partisan organization would provide grants for Montessori research. Proposals would be reviewed by trained researchers (Psychology and Education researchers, professors, and graduate students) to confirm the methodology of the proposal is scientifically sound. Proposals that meet methodology requirements would be reviewed… Read More How can Montessori research be funded?

Is Micheal Merzenich speaking Montessori with a Neuroscience accent?

In his TED Talk, Neuroscientist Micheal Merzenich doesn’t ever say “Absorbent Mind”, but he describes the phenomenon well.   This is an excellent example of an opportunity for more meaningful dialogue between the Montessori Community and the Scientific Community.  Merzenich actually uses the term “normalize” in a sense very similar to the Montessori definition, though… Read More Is Micheal Merzenich speaking Montessori with a Neuroscience accent?