The Montessori approach to student-directed learning has long been championed by educational thought leaders.
Today, its effectiveness is widely recognized, and schools everywhere are looking for ways to adapt their pedagogies and curricula to implement many of Dr. Montessori’s time-proven methods. Check out some of the latest in educational thinking that draws on Montessori ideas, aligns with our modern approach, and inspires our own continued learning:
- Thinking Big About Learning, Stanford University Symposium (2015), online chronicle of the event and video series shares the latest transformative research and discoveries from education’s best minds.
- Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (2006) by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., leading researcher in the field of motivation and Professor of Psychology at Stanford University.
- Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education (2015) by Sir Ken Robinson, Ph.D., internationally recognized thought leader in creativity and innovation in education.
- How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character (2012) by Paul Tough, contributing education writer for the New York Times Magazine.
- “Empowering Students to Act: How to Motivate Students and Teach them to Motivate Themselves” (2014) published @selfdirectedlearning.com by Maurice Gibbons, member of the Harvard Educational Review Board.