Further proof you’ve made the right choice for your child’s education! A new paper published in Frontiers in Psychology provides more evidence that a Montessori education may be superior to traditional methods of education, especially on measures relating to students’ long-term psychological health and well-being. Renown Montessori researcher, Angeline Lillard, and her team found their study to be “one more data point in a growing body of research suggesting Montessori pedagogy is better for humans than is the common model.” [...]
If you’ve spent any time around a Montessori classroom, you’ve probably heard the phrase “Grace and Courtesy.” You may be wondering why we go out of our way to identify it as something special. Simply put, grace and courtesy is all about helping children to understand polite social norms. This one-pager from Montessori Thrive explains how they learn and practice these behaviors through lessons and modeling.