“The Montessori Mafia” Wall Street Journal article by Peter Sims.
“We can change the way we’ve been trained to think. That begins in small, achievable ways, with increased experimentation and inquisitiveness.”
“What do P. Diddy, Sergey Brin, and Peter Drucker have in common?” The Korn/Ferry Institute article by Glenn Rifkin.
“Eliminating the rigid structures of conventional classrooms, a Montessori school encourages students to embrace their curiosity, think imaginatively and see the world as an array of possibilities.”
“Maria Montessori: Is the Montessori Method Any Good?” The Christian Science Monitor article by Eoin O’Carroll.
“A 2006 study of 112 students in a Montessori school and conventional public schools in Milwaukee found that the Montessori students performed significantly better on both cognitive and social measures.”
“Succeeding at their own pace” Boston.com article by Alex Beam.
“You can’t understand Google unless you know that both Larry [Page] and Sergey [Brin] were Montessori kids,’’ one staffer tells Levy. “Montessori really teaches you to do things on your own at your own pace and schedule,’’ Brin says in the book. “It was a pretty fun, playful environment – like Google.’’
“Montessori, Now 100, Goes Mainstream” The Washington Post article by Jay Mathews.
“One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child,” Montessori said. She also declared: “The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say: ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist.’ ”
“Maria Montessori and 10 famous graduates from her schools” The Christian Science Monitor article by Chris Gaylord.
“I do not believe there is a method better than Montessori for making children sensitive to the beauties of the world and awakening their curiosity regarding the secrets of life.”