Successful technology innovators and entrepreneurs trace their roots back to Montessori education early in life.
Montessori education was so groundbreaking because it was the first scientific education method, according to the author.
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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.”