Melinda Wenner Moyer discusses Montessori preschools and how they differ from conventional nursery schools.
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.
Spearheaded by Angeline Lillard, author of Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius, this study found that students with preschool-level Montessori education overcame the income achievement gap that impacted their non-Montessori peers.
Not all schools that profess to follow Montessori's method benefit children equally. From the Journal of School Psychology, this study finds that pure Montessori schools have markedly better student outcomes than those that only borrow pieces of Montessori's method. Aidan is accredited by AMI/USA, the most rigorous organization devoted to classic implementation of the Montessori method. AMI's system of evaluation, support, and monitoring ensures that Aidan implements Montessori in the way that will best serve your child.
Meditating may not be something your child is ready for - but their socio-emotional health and executive function development can still benefit from what research is coming to call mindfulness. As educators work to figure out how to get their students to benefit from these discoveries, Angeline Lillard finds that Montessori children already do.
Writing for the US branch of the Association Montessori International, a pediatric neuropsychologist and diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology summarizes the reasons why Montessori education surpasses conventional education in service of the child's development.
From the Boston Globe, the cutting edge of cognitive science is supporting what Maria Montessori built into her pedagogical method 100 years ago. A great for those interested in why our classrooms are dynamic environments in which children move about independently.
From Science, a summary of the analysis of academic and social scores from Montessori and conventionally educated elementary students. Results summarized at 5 and 12 years old.