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Montessori Lab School

In this spotlight, we’re extremely pleased to feature The Montessori Lab School at Grand Center, which aims to provide an authentic Montessori education, in the heart of Saint Louis, Missouri. Dr. Annette Haines, who has been an inspiration to so many of us in the Montessori community, was kind enough to answer a few questions […]

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Montessori Kindergarten

As a former university professor, Donoso Escobar reflects upon his experience with the traditional education system, what types of learners it breeds, and how it compares to what he has witnessed with Montessori. The tone is hopeful, the dispatch clear. There are no fingers to be pointed, except those that we point at ourselves. We hope you enjoy his […]

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Fostering Learning

While Montessori and Froebel share a number of common traits, in particular, their emphasis on the individual needs of each and every child, they radically differ on a wide range of issues. In this podcast, the fourth in our ongoing series, we sit down with Hugh Weber, a Montessori parent, connector, catalyst and community builder; […]

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New Website

It’s been just over two years since we last updated our website. For us, that’s an extremely long period of time. In terms of the internet, that’s a lifetime. By updated, of course, we mean that we haven’t made a major overhaul to our existing site: the layout, the fonts, the emphasis, etc. With that […]

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Happy Anniversary

Dear Maria Montessori, It’s so hard to believe, but today marks the one hundred and eighth year since you opened the first Casa Dei Bambini, in Rome, Italy. So much has changed since that initial Children’s House, and yet, we would like to think, so much of your original insights, well, they remain exactly the […]

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