Dr. Peter Gray writes, “We can’t teach creativity, but we can drive it out of people through schooling that centres not on children’s own questions but on questions dictated by an imposed curriculum that operates as if all questions have
“If you’re not prepared to make mistake to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” “I believe our only hope for the future is to adopt a new conception of human ecology, one in which we start to
Logan Laplante, a 13 year old boy, offers insight into how hacking his education is helping him to achieve his goal of being happy and healthy.
Our InFocusTV video that is featured on PBS stations around the country. The broadcast version features Martin Sheen as the narrator. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0JdbaoyhHA
From the TED website, “Why don’t we get the best out of people? Sir Ken Robinson argues that it’s because we’ve been educated to become good workers, rather than creative thinkers. Students with restless minds and bodies — far from being
A parent to parent argument for Montessori illustrated by Trevor Eissler
It may seem like a laughable “only in New York” story that Manhattan mother, Nicole Imprescia, is suing her 4-year-old daughter’s untraditional private preschool for failing to prepare her for a private school admissions exam. Read more at: The Montessori
There are strident disagreements these days over every aspect of American educational policy, except for one. Everyone thinks it would be great if we could better teach students how to innovate. Read more at: Montessori Builds Innovators – Andrew McAfee –
Google Founders mention that they both attended Montessori school.