Successful technology innovators and entrepreneurs trace their roots back to Montessori education early in life.
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Montessori education was so groundbreaking because it was the first scientific education method, according to the author.
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CEO cites Montessori education as one of the influences that shaped his world view and made him a change agent.
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The New York Times’ parenting’s guide to early education | August 20, 2019 | Melinda Wenner Moyer” “Montessori preschool classrooms usually look quite different from “traditional” preschool classrooms. For one thing, kids ages 3 to 6 all work in the same room, so the younger ones can learn from their elders and the older children can develop a sense of leadership and authority.”
“Dr. Montessori based her educational philosophies, including the materials and classroom setup she developed, on her scientific observations. She discerned six distinct stages of development – birth to age three, age three to six, age six to nine, age nine to 12, age 12 to 15 and age 15 to 18 – and thought that children’s learning progresses naturally during these development stages rather than by grade level.”