Dr. Steve Hughes, University of Minnesota Medical School, discusses Montessori education.
Trevor Eissler’s “Montessori Madness!” video.
HT: The Baan Dek Montessori
Read the Montessori Mafia in The Wall Street Journal here.
HT: Harvard Business Review Blog: Montessori Builds Innovators.
Another guest opinion about magnet schools in the Press-Citizen.
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.
Read our guest opinion in The Press-Citizen.
Update: The link has expired. Here is the text of our guest opinion:
The Montessori Elementary School Steering Committee (MESSC) is a group of parents, teachers, and administrators working to create a public Montessori option in the Iowa City Community School District.
The Montessori method is based on the work of Maria Montessori, an Italian physician and educator. Through her direct observation of children, Montessori developed classroom and instructional practices that promote the optimal academic and social development of the child at critical sensitive periods in their individual development.
Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are Montessori kids. See what they say about their Montessori education in Wired Magazine here.
Update: TechCrunch has another article crediting Montessori for the success of Page and Brin here.
HT: Superintendent Murley.
Click here for a study of the social and academic impact of a Montessori education in Milwaukee by Angeline Lillard and Nicole Else-Quest published in Science magazine.
Choose the article titled THE EARLY YEARS: Evaluating Montessori Education.
Read about our efforts in The Daily Iowan.