Montessori in the News
Montessori education is a world-wide phenomenon, and Montessori children and schools do incredible things.
These articles are here to show you our fellow schools in the news - for special projects, for grand openings, for questions about what we all do answered, and more.
On the very day we post this, Aidan is hosting a retired Montessori teacher who is working toward certification in Montessori for Aging and Dementia here in DC. Read this article, from the Guardian, for why and how Montessori is helping the elderly with Practical Life skills.
Montessori schools are always looking for great mentors. Can you believe this one? And while we have your attention, what's your expertise? Contact your child's teacher...
Reinforcing results from Lillard's study released in late 2017, this study from South Carolina schools demonstrates a link between Aidan's pedagogy and increased student success, especially for students typically move affected by the income achievement gap.
A Middle Eastern political reporter recently observed a Montessori school in the midst of concern that education in Turkey isn't changing to suit its people's needs. She thinks that Montessori could help encourage curiosity and be part of a better way forward.
In New York, the head of Creative Minds Montessori School writes for her community paper about the brilliance of Montessori's approach to math. We really enjoyed her description and encourage you to check it out if you're curious about this part of our curriculum.
In honor of MLK Day and their own half century anniversary, a fellow Montessori School in Indiana recently worked with Freedom Bus Tour to offer their students a glimpse into an pivotal event in US and Civil Rights History. Happy 50th, MLK Montessori!
We encourage you to check out this interview Professor Angeline Lillard, who is well known for her research on the impact and effectiveness of the Montessori Method.
Montessori education is thriving and spreading in Turkey, where Haldun University is collaborating with Istanbul-based Montessorians to start a teacher training program. One Turkish Montessorian has compared Montessori's approach to the Enderun system of the Ottomans, which is credited with helping that empire continue for more than 600 years.