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We Need Montessori
Curated news and updates on Montessori teaching, research, pedagogy, child psychology and social applications.
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Montessori pupils perform best in primary school tests

Montessori pupils perform best in primary school tests | We Need Montessori | Scoop.it
Many are considering dropping the tests, news agency Novum says
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This report announces research that shows Montessori students do better in tests than traditional and Rudolf Steiner schools

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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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Historic Montessori Collaboration Launches Multiple Research ...

100 years ago the Montessori movement was a worldwide phenomenon led by a charismatic founder, Maria Montessori, who kept tight control over authenticity and implementation. Like many such movements, it splintered ...
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This interesting initiative is a study to resolve long-standing conflicts between different factions of the Montessori philosophy.  The project will collect national data on Montessori so education researchers have a large, well-ordered data set to work with.

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