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Montessori Schools Offer Big Lessons For ‘Managers’, posted in August 2016, on Forbes.com, is and informative article explaining how a Montessori education prepares students for the world they will find themselves in as adults. They will not be limited to life in a technological world, one at war or at peace, to no specific time, place, or situation, but will be prepared to meet the challenges ahead of them as whole and complete adults ready to meet their future and succeed. What today’s industry finds lacking in the products of the public/traditional school system are things that Montessori students excel in: creative thinking, problem solving, collaboration and leadership.

In the article, Playful Learning and Montessori Education, by Angeline S. Lillard, the author discusses the “how and why Montessori education includes elements of playful learning while simultaneously eschewing fantasy.”

Please Touch Museum, founded by Montessorian, Portia Sperr

The Montessori Centenary occurred in 2007, the 100th anniversary of the founding of Dr. Montessori’s first school in 1907. To mark the occasion of the Centenary of the Montessori Movement, a declaration was circulated throughout the world recognizing a century of great work and the extensive scientific observations regarding the true nature of childhood. Signers declared their commitment now and in the future to support the aims of the Montessori Movement and to Champion the Cause of all Children.

“Montessori, Now 100, Goes Mainstream” appeared in the Tuesday, January 2, 2007 issue of the Washington Post newspaper.

A research study published in the September 29, 2006 issue of Science magazine found significant advantages for Montessori over traditional education.

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