Baroness Susan Greenfield: “As a neuroscientist I am very aware that the brain adapts to its environment – if you’re placed in an environment that encourages, say, a short attention span, which doesn’t encourage empathy or interpersonal communication, which is partially addictive or compulsive…all these things will inevitably shape who you are.” Full article here
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‘Encouraging a baby to lead play means we must be patient, observant, and responsive in a gentle way so that we don’t interrupt the child’s process. It’s well worth it.’ Full article
“The hands are the instruments of man’s writing… …The human hand allows the mind to reveal itself. – Maria Montessori” Read article
“There’s a big difference between wanting the best for our children and wanting them to be the best.” Full article here.
Dr Angeline Lillard’s latest research on fantasy: “Regarding children’s love of and need for fantasy, recent research suggests that our tendency to think young children prefer fantasy may be misguided.” Click here for the full article.
“Given that people are curious and interested in different topics at different times, we believe that building a flexible class system for students is the best way for them to develop and grow. Forcing a child to study a rigid curriculum throughout the years can be inhibiting.” Read on here for more insights on age grading in […]
“The brain’s chemistry changes when we become curious, helping is better learn and retain information.” Read on here and don’t forget to share using the buttons below.
Very welcome clarification from Howard Gardner about the confusion between multiple intelligences and learning styles. Click here for article.
The child learns through what he does with his hands. Shouldn’t education look like this for every child? Visit the MMI YouTube page for more Montessori videos.
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