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Trevor Eissler

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Do Montessori Schools Have An Edge?

New research suggests that children who attend Montessori schools may have an edge over other children in terms of both academic and social development. But an early education researcher who spoke to WebMD says the study was far too small … Continue reading

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Maria Montessori & 10 Famous Graduates From Her Schools

Maria Montessori stands in many ways as the mother of alternative education. The Italian physician and teacher invented a new kind of school, one with self-directed learning, classrooms with mixed age groups, and no grades. Now, on what would have been her … Continue reading

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Montessori Builds Innovators

There are strident disagreements these days over every aspect of American educational policy, except for one. Everyone thinks it would be great if we could better teach students how to innovate. So shouldn’t we be paying a great deal of … Continue reading

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Research Shows Benefits Of Montessori Education

For over 100 years, Montessori schools around the world have used the methods and materials developed by Dr. Maria Montessori in Rome in 1906. It’s exciting to have modern research confirm what we hae seen in our Montessori classrooms for … Continue reading

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Research Shows Benefits Of Montessori Education

A method of schooling that focuses on personal development rather than exams produces more mature, creative and socially adept children, scientists have found. Psychologists in the US found that across a range of abilities, children at Montessori schools out-performed those … Continue reading

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What Are The Real Benefits of Sending a Child to Montessori?

Parents often ask: What are the real benefits of sending a child to a Montessori school? They seek assurance that it will prepare them to survive in the ‘real world,’ by which they really question: Will Montessori prepare their children … Continue reading

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Benefits of Montessori

Montessori education offers our children opportunities to develop their potential as they step out into the world as engaged, competent, responsible, and respectful citizens with an understanding and appreciation that learning is for life. Each child is valued as a … Continue reading

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Sergey Brin Talks About His Montessori Education

At the Breakthrough Learning in the Digital Age conference at Google, Sergey Brin talked about his Montessori education, and how he learned to program a computer. The video ends with some views of the Google campus. Note that the camera … Continue reading

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Google Founders Talk Montessori

Larry Page and Sergey Brin discuss their experience as Montessori students.

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