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Curated news and updates on Montessori teaching, research, pedagogy, child psychology and social applications.
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Year of Play: The Science of Play-Based Education Symposium

Year of Play: The Science of Play-Based Education Symposium | We Need Montessori | Scoop.it

Combining our passions for nature and the environment,and our commitment to early childhood education,Cleveland Botanical Garden and Case Western Reserve University's Schubert Center for Child Studies are excited to present David Sobel for a day-long symposium focusing on play. Sobel is an educator at Antioch University New England and author who focuses on outdoor education and play.

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Combining play with learning is one of the cornerstones of the Montessori method.

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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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Get Schooled: Montessori Students Build Weather Station (w/Video)

Get Schooled: Montessori Students Build Weather Station (w/Video) | We Need Montessori | Scoop.it
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The Montessori approach lends itself to scientific investigation of natural phenomena such as climate

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