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Why Montessori

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 unique individual. Montessori education recognizes that children learn in different ways, and accommodates all learning […]

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 given a traditional education. Five-year-old Montessori pupils were better prepared for reading and maths, and […]

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 attention to the educational method that produced, among others, Larry Page, Sergei Brin, Jeff Bezos, […]

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 142 birthday, thousands of schools bear her name. These Montessori schools have some very famous […]

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 to be conclusive.  Researchers tested 30 5-year-olds and 29 12-year-olds attending a public inner-city Montessori […]

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