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TedTalk: Challenge What We Take for Granted

Sir Ken Robinson: “We must think anew and act anew.”   In a follow-up to his 2006 TedTalk, […]

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At What Point Do You “Burst the Montessori Bubble?”

Many parents that tour our school are surprised that we have such a strong Elementary program.  In many […]

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Bi-Lingual Story Time at Carol Stream Public Library

Mrs. Carrillo’s Bi-Lingual Story Time at Carol Stream Public Library Over the weekend, Mrs. Carrillo was joined by […]

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December Reflection: Mrs. Rogers Published

A December Reflection: Mrs. Rogers’ thoughts for the dark days of December Our own Mrs. Rogers, a primary […]

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Question: What do Julia Child, Dakota Fanning, Yo Yo Ma, and “The Sims” have in common?

Answer:  A Montessori Education   The Montessori educational philosophy is one that brings out the curiosity, interest, drive, […]

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Let Mistakes Happen and the Triumphs Will Follow.

Mistakes Happen. Let them happen. Mrs. Fortun passed on this short anecdote from her morning and we thought […]

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Student Orientations are Underway!

New students – and students starting new programs – have begun attending orientations. We can’t wait to get […]

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How is Montessori different from traditional schools? More importantly, why does it matter? Angeline Lillard has written extensively on the subject, and is reviewed by Time, Scientific American, WebMD, The Washington Post, The Times of London, Fox News, and others.

Montessori Science Articles

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The TED Conference: Google Founders on How Montessori Helped Create Their Success.

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Knighted for his work on innovation and the economy, Sir Ken Robinson talks about how today’s schools are “educating people out of their creativity.”

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Time magazine reports on the “big public conversation our nation is not having about education.”

How to Bring Our Schools Out of the 20th Century

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Montessori students outperform others on both social and academic measures, according to a Science journal report.

Science Journal Article

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An article in Harvard Business Review discusses innovative entrepreneurs vs. average executives. The last paragraph mentions a connection between several successful innovators and Montessori education!

How Do Innovators Think?

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Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Brightcove (an online video platform for websites) credits his Montessori education as a major influence in his career and management style in “How to Shape the DNA of a Young Company” article from The New York Times.

How to Shape the DNA of a Young Company

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Montessori education encourages children to pursue their interests according to former Montessori children Larry Page and Sergey Brin are the founders of Google.

Larry Page Wants to Return Google to Its Startup Roots

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