Category Archives: MESSC

Montessori in Iowa

The Iowa State Board of Education is scheduled to consider an application from the American Montessori Society to be approved as an independent accrediting agency for Iowa nonpublic schools at 1:45 pm today. The Department of Education has recommended that … Continue reading

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Montessori Bill Filed

A Montessori bill was filed in the Iowa House today by Kaufmann (R-Cedar). HF 2045 relates to Montessori programs, and would have DHS adopt rules prescribing standards and procedures for approval of Montessori training organizations, would have the Iowa Department of … Continue reading

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Getting a Look at Montessori

The National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector is producing a series of videos illustrating key elements of Montessori: Collaboration Hands On Learning Teaching as Guidance Community Independence Concentration  

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Montessori Links: Education for the 21st Century

Montessori: The Secret Is Out: In 1936, Maria Montessori famously wrote, “Within the child lies the fate of the future.”   The future she imagined was one in which the Hoover Dam was a modern wonder. Not far from a century … Continue reading

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Director Glass Visits Montessori Children’s Garden

We are very pleased to have welcomed Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass to Montessori Children’s Garden in North Liberty today. ICCSD Superintendent Steve Murley and Chief Operating Officer David Dude also attended the visit. It was a great … Continue reading

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Superwoman Was Already Here

A Montessori video from SuperDrMaria.com.

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Montessori and the Future of Education

Dr. Steve Hughes, University of Minnesota Medical School, discusses Montessori education. HT http://www.MariaMontessori.com

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“See the light in the children’s eyes.”

Trevor Eissler’s “Montessori Madness!” video. HT: The Baan Dek Montessori

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Montessori in The Wall Street Journal

Read the Montessori Mafia in The Wall Street Journal here. HT:  Harvard Business Review Blog: Montessori Builds Innovators.

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ICCSD Facilities Committee

Elementary magnet school programs are on the ICCSD Facilities Committee agenda for the meeting scheduled for Monday, June 27th at 4:00 pm in the second floor conference room.

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