“a significant part of the competence research base we rely on stems from a then-radical proposal made back in 1973 by the late Harvard professor David McClelland. Writing in the flagship psychology journal, McClelland proposed that if an organization wanted to hire or promote the best person for a specific job, such as a leadership… Read More Researching excellence
This isn’t an idea for specific research so much as a method of gathering data that might be analyzed in any number of interesting ways. What if we had a video record of what children do throughout the day in a prepared environment? A record of the actions of a specific child from the perspective… Read More A research idea
The prospect of opening my own school is a thrilling one. I love the thought of choosing a site, designing the architecture, the indoor and outdoor environments, and watching a school fill with children to become a place of learning and love. Yet, I am terrified by the financial and marketing considerations of opening and running… Read More Why Not Open a New School?
I love cognitive psychology. It’s better than chocolate. So you might imagine how happy I was to recently discover a great blog called Cognitive Daily. The primary purpose of the blog is to review psychology articles from peer-reviewed academic journals. Sometimes the articles resonate with a Montessori audience, like this recent post examining the connection… Read More Cognitive Daily