Why Montessori?

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Based on overwhelming evidence, we believe the Montessori approach provides the best possible foundation for teaching and learning.

Because we believe it is our job to meet each student's individual needs, we also incorporate the best and most current available educational research and thinking into our teaching. We teach our students to experiment, test, analyze, observe, and practice in their own educations; we, too, approach our school as a laboratory for ongoing learning. We believe a complete, systematic approach to education – ever-evolving, yet rooted in timeless wisdom – produces sophisticated thinkers and wise individuals.

 

 

Montessori Resource List

Links

Books

  • The Absorbent Mind (Heny Holt & Co., 1995), by Dr. Maria Montessori
  • Montessori Madness! A Parent to Parent Argument for Montessori Education (Sevenoff, 2009), by Trevor Eissler
  • Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius (Oxford University Press, 2005), by Angeline Stoll Lillard
  • Discovery of The Child (Fides, 1967), by Dr. Maria Montessori
  • Drive (Penguin, 2011), by Dan Pink
  • A Whole New Mind (Penguin, 2006), by Dan Pink
  • Brain Rules (Pear Press, 2009), by John Medina
  • The Schools Our Children Deserve: Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and “Tougher Standards” (Houghton Mifflin, 1999), by Alfie Kohn
  • Punished By Rewards: The Touble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise, and Other Bribes (Houghton Mifflin, 1993), by Alfie Kohn

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Media Coverage