Montessori education is done now as it has been for 100 years. How many things exist unchanged for that long? What’s even more impressive is that now scientific research is coming out that supports Dr. Maria Montessori’s pedagogical philosophy. Those of us involved in Montessori have known that what we’re doing works, but to have the validation and support of scientist’s from outside of Montessori recognize that is a milestone. Here are two articles:
From Psychology Today
And if you’ve got some more time, check out this video. It’s from the Seventies, but it’s as accurate now as it was then, and it’s an easy to understand glimpse into the culture of the Montessori classroom and the methodology that makes it work.