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Curated news and updates on Montessori teaching, research, pedagogy, child psychology and social applications.
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Encouraging Positive Behavior in the Montessori Environment

Encouraging Positive Behavior in the Montessori Environment | We Need Montessori | Scoop.it
Rather than focusing on encouraging positive behavior in the Montessori environment, we sometimes focus on discouraging bad behavior.
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As adults, we have a responsibility to teach by example, and that includes how to deal with bad behavior in students. In all cases, leading by example means setting a standard for positive behavior, rather than trying to discourage negative behavior.

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Higher-level thinking skills in young children

Higher-level thinking skills in young children | We Need Montessori | Scoop.it
Sometimes it is difficult for parents to decide if pre-school is worthwhile. It seems expensive, and how does a parent know if pre-school really benefits the child? A new study by the University of...
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The research findings reviewed here support the role of Montessori in enhancing the social and academic environment for young children.

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Social Media and Myers Briggs [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media Today

Social Media and Myers Briggs [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media Today | We Need Montessori | Scoop.it
While we’re all unique in one way or another, Carl Jung developed the personality types that the Myers Briggs was later designed to accurately evaluate.
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The psychology of social media - mashup of social media stats with Myers-Briggs reveals interesting insights into how different personalities use social media.

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