The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain

Why do teenagers seem so much more impulsive, so much less self-aware than grown-ups? Cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore compares the prefrontal cortex in adolescents to that of adults, to show us how typically teenage behavior is caused by the growing and...

102 Steps to Parenting The Montessori Way

Read about Montessori education and philosophy and how it applies to your child. As a start, read Tomorrow’s Child. We also recommend our books The Montessori Way and How To Raise An Amazing Child. Purchase a copy of The Michael Olaf Catalog(s). These wonderful...

Montessori Builds Innovators

by Andrew McAfee Harvard Business Review (JULY 25, 2011) This piece was published a few years ago, but it is such a concise summary that I thought it worth sharing again. There are strident disagreements these days over every aspect of American educational policy,...

Characteristics and Philosophy of Secondary Montessori

Characteristics and Philosophy of Secondary Montessori Programs The Montessori approach to learning is the educational framework for the content and structure of the curriculum, as well as the policies and procedures in our Upper School/Secondary Program. The...