Click on the links below to find compelling, third-party endorsements and testimonials about the benefits of a Montessori education.
Alice Waters talking about Montessori: "It's about the kids becoming engaged," she says, forking a morsel of salmon onto my plate. "As they get more involved in the lesson, the teacher becomes less important and [...]
"The greater freedom afforded to children in these nontraditional, learner-centered educational philosophies ensures that their natural instincts to explore and create are not constantly being suppressed," Bhaskar Krishnamachari, a professor of electrical engineering at the [...]
"When it comes to producing creative business leaders, a Montessori education has proven to be a potent predictor of future success." Learn more.
"Teaching to the test overshadows (if not supplants) teaching critical thinking, higher-order reasoning, and the development of creative-writing skills." Learn more.
Interview with Dr. Steven Hughes, pediatric neuropsychologist, about Montessori education. "A few words to help distinguish a Montessori school from a public school: hands-on, individualized, collaborative, creative." Learn more.
"Now, research in psychology and neuroscience continually validates Dr. Montessori's conclusions about children and learning, and Montessori schools are flourishing -- not just preschools but, increasingly, elementary, middle and secondary schools. So as the education [...]