Originally published on KQED News. By Linda Flanagan Nina Kraus, a biologist at Northwestern University, has spent the better part of her professional career researching how sound affects the brain. What she’s found has important implications for how adults and children manage the sounds that envelop them. “Sound … [Read more...]
The Montessori Method
The Montessori Method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood.
Why Montessori has multi-age classrooms (and why siblings often learn best from each other). "Our schools have shown how children of different ages help one another. The younger ones watch what the older ones are doing and ask all kinds of questions, and the older ones explain. This is really useful teaching, for the way … [Read more...]
Stephen Curry explains how his Montessori background gave him the confidence to become the MVP of the NBA. … [Read more...]
First posted on Montessori Child by Jessica Langford Montessori does offer many amazing benefits to children, but sometimes I think that the most valuable part of Montessori is what it doesn't do. The art of Montessori often lies in the subtle or the unseen, in the hundreds of little conscious decisions we make every day … [Read more...]
Sharpen your pencils – Prince George is off to school! Today, the 2-year-old – sporting a baby blue backpack – had his first day at Westacre Montessori School, near his family's home, Amner Hall, in Norfolk, England. And luckily for the rest of us, the whole thing was captured adorably by his mom, Princess … [Read more...]